Poha or Rice Flakes with vegetables

Serves   : 2

Ingredients :

Poha/rice flakes – 2 cup

Carrot – 1/2 cup

Roasted peanuts – 2 tbsp

Potato – 1 diced and bolied

Lemon – 1/2 medium size

Chaat masala (optional) – 1/2 tsp

Corainder leaves – 1 tbsp chopped

Jeera/ Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp

Jeera/ Cumin Powder – 1 tsp

Onion – 1 large sliced

Turmeric – 1/4 tsp

Salt – to taste – 1/2 tsp ( approx)

Method :

  1.  To prepare the Poha  you should keep them in a filter vessel, and pour water on it in such a way that all the poha are soaked in water and are wet.The excess water will drain away from the filter or it can make the rice flakes soggy.
  2. While the poha is allowed to stay moist for sometime, heat oil in a pan. Add 1 tsp oil.
  3.  Now  add 1 tsp Jeera and allow to splutter.
  4. Add the chopped onions and allow them to become golden brown. Keep stirring so that onions are evenly  cooked and add turmeric powder and boiled potato.
  5.  Now put in the Poha followed by grated carrot, roasted peanut, chaat masala , Jeera Masala and Salt.
  6.  Squeeze in the  juice of 1/2 lemon and add the coriander leaves. Remove from fire immediately and mix well gently.
  7.  Serve at room temperature  garnished with Sev or Mixture.



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