Poha


Poha

Preparation Time - 5 Minutes ;  Cooking Time - 10 Minutes.
Total Time - 15 Minutes.

Ingredients -
  • 2 cups poha / flattened rice
  • 1 medium onion
  • Green chilli chopped
  • Coriander                                            
  • Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
  • Turmeric 1 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Veg.Oil 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida 1 pinch
  • Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
  • Potato ½ small chopped (optional)
  • Peanuts roasted (optional)
  • Sugar 1 tsp (optional)

Recipe -
  • Take a bowl, add poha and wash it. Then add salt, turmeric, lemon juice, sugar and mix it well.
  • Put Oil in a pan and heat, add peanuts and roast till get brown colour and after roasted properly remove it from oil keep aside, then add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and pinch of asafetida into pan, let splutter.
  • After this add chopped onion and green chilli,saute till it turns light brown on medium heat. Then add chopped potato, saute it well till it get fried.
  • Then add mixture of poha, salt, turmeric, lemon juice, sugar and coriander into pan. Mix and saute for 2 - 3 minutes. Turn off the flame. Cover and keep for 2 minutes to let poha soften a bit.
  • Garnish with shredded coconut and coriander and it's ready to serve.



Dietary Comments -
  • Calorie count based on a 2,000 calorie.
  • It makes 2 servings.
  • Complete recipe contains - 738 calories.
  • Per serving contains  369 calories, along with carbohydrates - 49.96 g, fats - 34.99 g, proteins - 4.12 g.

Health Benefits of Poha / Flattened Rice -
  • Poha is light and easy to digest and is a good source of instant energy as it contains approximately 70% carbohydrates.
  • It is nutritious diet that is low in calories, rich in iron, vitamin B, minerals, fibre and proteins.
  • Poha is a gluten free and fat free.

Best Time To Eat -
         It is good to eat poha for breakfast as it loaded with high carbohydrates, which are richest source of energy and our body needs energy or carbohydrates early in the morning. so flattened rice act as a fuel for our body.
* Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy :-)


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