Sep 16, 2013

Kanda Poha (Flattened Rice With Onions)

Kanda poha or Onion poha is a very popular Maharashtrian breakfast or teatime snacks. This is a light breakfast which is easy and quick to prepare. This dish made from flattened rice toss with lots of onion and indian spices. 

Ingredients :

Poha/ flattened rice - 2 cup
Onion - 1 large, chopped
Red/green chilli  - 1, chopped
Peanuts - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - few spring
Salt to taste
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Oil - 1-2 tsp
Coriander leaves for garnishing

Method :

Wash the rice flakes in a colander. Poha should loose their crunchiness but not mashed.

Dry roast the peanuts in a pan till they become crunchy.

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds when they splutter add curry leaves, onion, turmeric powder, chopped red chilli, saute till they become translucent. Add roasted peanuts and stir well.

Now add poha, stir to combine. Close the lid and reduce the flame to low. Keep this for 2 minutes.

Sprinkle lemon juice and coriander leaves, mix lightly.

Kanda poha is ready to serve with lemon wedge.....

Sending this to Nandoo's Kitchen's "Healthy Breakfast", Guru's "Vegan Special'13", Cutchi Kitchen's "100th post giveaway"event

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