Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Instant Poha Mixture


Feeling damn hungry? Exhausted? Surprise guests to treat? Here it is…a quick fix recipe! This stunningly simple recipe makes for a perfect snack at all times. Tempting to attempt…Go ahead!

Dish Type: Quick Anytime Snack
Preparation Time: 10 min
Seasoning time: 2 min
Serves: 4 persons

Ingredients
Poha                            250 gms (paper thin variety)
Dry chutney powder   2 tbsp
Raw grated coconut    3 tbsp
Salt to taste                 2 tsp (approx.)
For seasoning
Oil                               1 tsp
Mustard seeds                        1 tsp
Peanuts                       2 tsp
Bengal gram dhal       2 tsp
Black gram dhal          2 tsp
Roasted gram             2 tsp
Curry leaves                2 sprigs
Turmeric                     A pinch

Directions
Keep puffed rice ready in a big mixing bowl.
To prepare seasoning, heat oil in a small kadai. Put mustard seeds. When they crackle, put peanuts, Bengal gram dhal, Black gram dhal, curry leaves, turmeric and lastly roasted gram in that order.
Pour this on to the poha.
Add salt, chutney powder and raw grated coconut.
Mix thoroughly. Let it stand for about 10 min.
Poha mixture is now ready.

Tete - a - Tete:
Dry Chutney Powder is the most versatile condiment of South India. It is a spice powder prepared from a combination of roasted dhals, red chillies, dry grated coconut and salt.
Poha also known as Avalakki or flattened rice is available in different varieties. The difference is only in the size and thickness of flakes.



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