Aloo Poha Recipe

Aloo poha/ batata poha/ potato with flattened rice is a filling breakfast eat. It is popular all over India but each region enjoys it by tweaking it to cater to their family’s taste.

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms gms poha/flattened rice
  • 2 large onions sliced
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 8 green chillies minced
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 5 sprigs curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • 1 large lemon
  • Salt
  • A pinch of haldi
  • Grated coconut
  • 3 tbsps ghee/ clarified butter
  • 5 tbsps oil
  • 1 heaped tsp jeera/cumin seeds

Method :

Wash and drain the poha. Sprinkle some salt and mix well. Chop the green chillies fine. Slice the onions and chop the potatoes into tiny cubes. Heat a mixture of ghee and oil. Add the jeera and after it splutters add the green chillies, curry leaves onions and the potatoes . Roast till the onions are translucent and the potatoes are cooked. . Add the garam masala salt and the haldi. Add the washed and drained Poha along with half of the chopped coriander leaves. Heat well. Add the grated coconut, lemon juice and mix well. Garnish with the remaining coriander leaves and serve hot.

Serves 4 adults.

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