Poha is a popular dish of MP state of India, for breakfast or as a light snack. It’s healthy and can be served in a brunch. Here is a quick and easy recipe to make it delicious and healthy.
2 cups “thick” poha (Beaten Paddy)
1 cup frozen green peas
1 medium size par boiled potato, cubed
2 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon red chili powder
1 green chili, finely chopped
2 teaspoon Raisins
2 tablespoon groundnuts, lightly roasted
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
Lemon slices to garnish
1/4 cup chopped or sliced tomato to garnish
Bhujia Sev to garnish, Optional.
Gently wash poha in a colander and let it sit/drain for approx. 10 minutes.
Sprinkle half of turmeric, chili powder and pinch of salt and toss with a fork.
Wash and drain green peas and set aside.
Heat oil in a frying pan adds mustard seeds and cubed potatoes.
Add groundnuts, raisins and green chili and stir for a few seconds. Then add green peas, turmeric powder, and salt and cook until they are tender.
Add poha and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes, mixing gently.
Remove from heat and add lemon juice and cilantro. Mix and cover for few minutes.
Serve hot with a Bhujia Sev.