Crispy, melt in the mouth Poha Tikkis are simple, delicious and easy to make. My sincere thanks to Vasudha Prabhu a Kannada litterateur and poet par excellence for this wonderful recipe. This recipe came in handy during the Lock down times we are now facing due to Covid19. Ingredients : 2 big fistfuls Poha/ Beaten Rice (Thick variety/Jada Poha) 1 tbsp peanuts crushed coarsely 2 heaped tsps rice flour 4 green chillies finely chopped 2 tbsps coriander leaves 1 sprig Curry leaves 15 mint leaves 1 medium sized onion 1 tsp Jeera/Cumin seeds 1 tsp ginger and garlic grated Salt Oil for frying Method : Wash and soak the Poha in water just enough to cover it for twenty minutes. Mash it thoroughly. Chop onions, green chillies, Coriander leaves, Mint leaves, Curry leaves fine. Drop it into the Poha mash. Add salt, the peanut crush and the Rice flour and mix thoroughly. Shape into tikkis. Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry the tikkis to a golden yellow and crisp. Serve with Green Chutney or Tomato ketchup. Copyright © 2020 by Vinaya Prabhu. All rights reserved.