Flattened Rice/Poha Usli Recipe – 2

Poha Usli with onions is a cousin of Kande Poha, the difference being it is made sans Turmeric . The addition of coriander leaves and a dash of lime makes it fragrant and the garnish of coconut is simply delish.

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms thick poha/flattened rice
  • 3 large onions finely chopped
  • Salt
  • 5 sprigs curry leaves
  • 6 green chillies
  • 3 tbsps ghee
  • 3 tbsps oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1/4 of a large coconut for garnish
  • A small bunch of Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Juice of one Lime

Method :
Wash the poha and drain it immediately. Squeeze out all the water and place it in a bowl. Add the finely chopped coriander leaves, salt and lemon juice.Chop the green chillies fine. Heat the ghee and oil mixture. Add the mustard. After it crackles add the green chillies and the curry leaves. Toss. Add the onions and roast till translucent. Tip in the poha and mix well. Heat the Poha on a gentle flame. Garnish with grated coconut. Serve immediately.

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