Thursday, September 22, 2011

Kande Pohe

During Ganpati festival, I made few common and popular dishes in bulk for guests. Kande pohe is also one of those common dishes, one of the simplest and quick dish to make. Again you may add potatoes, green peas, aubergine (eggplant) etc. of your choice in poha.

2 cup thick Poha (Flattened rice)
2 finely chopped onions
1/4 cup roasted and peeled peanuts (I have used ready salted peanuts)

1/2 tspn lemon juice
2 tspn Sugar
4 tbspns  oil
1 tspn mustard seeds
1 tspn cumin seeds
¼ tspn asafetida
1 tspn turmeric powder
8-10 curry leaves
2-3 chopped green chilies
Water as required
Salt t
o taste

For Garnishing :
Freshly grated coconut
Finely chopped coriande

Wash Poha in a colander
Drain all the water and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
After that add salt and sugar to the soaked poha and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan.
Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafetida, curry leaves and green chillies to the oil.
Now add chopped onion and fry it it changes its colour
Then add roasted peanuts to the onion

Also add turmeric powder and saute

Now add soaked poha to it.
Mix the entire mixture
Sprinkle some water and cover it with lid
Allow it to cook for 5 minutes
Add lemon juice in the end.

Serve hot by garnishing it with fresh coconut and coriander.

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