Poha with Crushed Peanuts

Poha / Beaten Rice/ Flattened Rice are dehusked rice. These dry flakes thicknesses vary. Here to make this poha thick variety is used. Poha is usually a quick breakfast item or say a snack item. This is my Mom’s way to prepare Poha……
Preparation Time
5 Minutes
Cooking Time
15-20 minutes
4 people
Poha / Beaten Rice
Green Chilli
Roasted Peanuts
Turmeric Powder
Curry Leaves
Coriander Leaves
Lemon Juice
2 Cups
1 Big
1 Medium
½ Cup
¼ Tsp.
1-2 Tbsp.
A Few
5-6 Springs
1 Tbsp.
To Taste
To Taste
For Seasoning
Urad Dal
Chana Dal
Cumin Seeds
Sesame Seeds
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
A Pinch
1.            The variety of poha should be thick.
2.           Crush the roasted peanuts roughly.
3.           Chop onion and tomato to small pieces.
4.           Slit green chilli
5.           Rinse poha with water for 2-3 times.
6.           Drain the water and set it aside.
7.           On a medium flame, heat oil in a pan add mustard when it starts to splatter add Urad dal, Chana dal, cumin seeds and sesame seeds lastly add asafetida.
8.           Now add green chilli, onion and stir fry for 3-4 minutes.
9.           Add tomato, curry leaves turmeric powder salt and sugar and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
10.        Add the poha and fluff them nicely and mix well.
11.         Sprinkle water and cook for a couple of minutes.
12.        Add the crushed peanuts and lemon juice and mix well.
13.        Cook for 2-3 minutes and switch of the stove.
14.        Garnish with coriander leaves


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