Reshma Aslam tells us how to give a twist to the traditional poha.
Poha is one of the most common breakfast dishes in Indian households.
Easy-to-make, light and healthy, it's tasty and filled with nutrients.
For those who want to give it a try, add a spin to the regular poha with this recipe.
Take a look.
Poha with a twist
IMAGE*: Poha with a twist. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Reshma Aslam
- 1 cup poha
- 2 medium size onions, chopped
- 1 tbsp roasted peanuts
- 2 tbsp pomegranate
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp grated fresh coconut
- 2-3 green chillies, chopped
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp sugar
- 2 tbsp oil
- Salt as per taste
- Few curry leaves
- Few coriander leaves, chopped
- Wash the poha properly in a strainer. Keep it aside.
- Heat a deep vessel and add oil.
- Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds.
- When they start popping, add curry leaves and chillies.
- Add onions and fry for two to three minutes until the onions are transparent.
- Add salt, sugar and turmeric powder. Give it a stir and add the poha. Mix well.
- Add roasted peanuts, grated coconut. Mix further.
- Add lemon juice and pomegranate. Mix again.
- Add coriander leaves.
- Take it off the gas and serve hot.
*Lead image used for representational purposes only.
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