II Poha (Beaten Rice) II


  • 1 cup Phoha (Beaten Rice)
  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp each cumin seeds & mustard seeds
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 1 small Potato, peeled &cut into small cubes
  • 4 Green chillies, halved
  • 1 tbsp. Peanut, roasted and crushed
  • 1 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. coconut, grated
  • Wash poha gently till the water becomes clear. Drain the water & keep aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Loosen the poha gently with fingers & sprinkle litle water. Keep aside for another 10 minutes and loosen again gently.
  • Now add crushed peanut, turmeric, salt, sugar and lemon juice to poha, mix well but gently.
  • Heat oil in  a medium sauce pan. add cumin & mustard seeds, allow them to crackle.
  • Add onions, potatoes and green chillies. Stir-fry till potatoes become tender.
  • Now add poha mixture and mix gently. Cover and cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve hot.
  • You can also use boiled potato, if in hurry.
  • If you want a crunchy taste, serve with aloo bhujia.