Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Batata Poha

This one recipe will always remain close to my heart. My mom used to prepare this when we were kids. Potato being my favorite vegetable I can eat it in any combination.

Batata Poha (Maharashtrian Breakfast) 

Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Green chillies-3
Curry Leaves
Poha(thick)-2 cups
Scraped Coconut-1cup
Turmeric Powder
Urad dal
Oil-4 Tbsp
Salt to Taste

1.In a deep pan add take oil and put some urad dal.
2.Once the urad dal becomes light brown add jeera, green chillies and curry leaves.
3.Add the thinly chopped onions and fry it in oil till it turns golden brown.
4. Once the onions are done add the thinly chopped potatoes (make a point to chop it thinly).
5.Fry it in oil till it turns light brown in color add turmeric powder as well as salt.
6.At the same time in another vessel soak the poha for 5min.
7. once the Potatoes are cooked add the soaked poha and mix well.
8.Pour 2tbsp of salt water over the poha.
9.Garnish it with scraped coconut and coriander.