Monday, 6 February 2012

Ground Poha Upma

Thick Poha 1 Cup
Potato 1 Small
Onion 1 Small
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Roasted Peanuts 2 Tbsps
Turmeric Powder 1/8 tsp
Salt to Taste
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps
Method of preparation:
Grind poha into coarse powder using a grinder.
Spread the ground poha on a plate and sprinkle around quarter cup of water or more to wet the poha powder.
Keep adding the water gradually to make sure poha becomes soft and fluffy.
Peel and finely chop potato.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add onion, potato and salt.
When onion turns brown around the edges and potato is soft, add green chiles.
Fry briefly and add wet ground poha powder and turmeric powder.
Stir well, add peanuts and season if necessary and remove from heat.
Serve ground poha upma as a breakfast or as a snack.