Jan 5, 2011

Chirer Polao (Poha)

Around the world you get to see chirer pulao prepared in different ways but the typical method of preparing is mostly indian. It is a high protein food that is good for any occasion. The rich feel of the chirer pulao makes it a favorite breakfast for many.

Poha : 250 gms
Carrot : 1 piece
Greenbeans : 8 pieces
Potato : Medium size1 piece
Onion : 1 piece(small)
Peas : 10 pieces
green chilli: 1 piece
Peanuts: 1/2 small cup
Poppy seeds: 1 tsp.
Musturd seeds: 1 tsp.
turmeric powder: 1 tsp.
salt to taste
suger: 2tsp


•Wash the poha and drain all the water from it. There shouldn't be any water. Keep it aside.•Cut vegetables in small pieces and fry in oil until done. Set them aside. In the same oil, add poppy seeds,musturd seed and when it turns brown and the aroma comes out, add the onions. Fry them until brown,
•Fry raw peanuts in oil and set aside.
green chillies. Stir for few more minutes. You can increase or decrease the chillies according to your taste.
•Now add vegetables and chire/poha to the onion and mix them finely. Add the fried peanuts, turmeric, sugar and season with salt. Give it a good stir for about 2 to 3 minutes.
•Garnish with red chilli and serve hot.

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