Poha Usli Recipe

Poha usli is a cousin of Aloo poha and Kande Poha, the difference being it is made sans onions. The addition of hing /asafoetida makes it fragrant and the garnish of coconut is simply delish.

Ingredients :

  • 250 gms thick poha/flattened rice
  • 6 tsps sugar
  • Salt
  • A generous drizzle of hing/asafoetida
  • 5 sprigs curry leaves
  • 6 green chiillies
  • 1 dry red chilly
  • 3tbsps ghee
  • 3 tbsps oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1/4 of a large coconut for garnish

Method :

Wash the poha and drain it immediately. Squeeze out all the water and place it in a bowl. Add the sugar, salt and hing. Chop the green chillies fine. Heat the ghee and oil mixture. Add the mustard. After it crackles add the green chillies, dry red chilly and the curry leaves. Toss. Add the poha and heat well. Garnish with grated coconut. Serve immediately.

Serves 3 adults.

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