Paushtik Poha Recipe - A nutritious Snack.

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Main Ingredients : Pressed Rice, Soya Granules ( सोया ग्रैन्यूल्ज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snack and Starter

Paushtik Poha

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Paushtik Poha

  • Pressed Rice 2 cups

  • Soya Granules 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies 3

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted peanuts 1/2 cup

  • Curry leaves 8-10

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup

Method

Step 1

Take poha in a colander, pour three to four cups of water evenly to moisten them. Drain well. Wash and chop green chillies. Peel and chop onion. Wash and chop coriander leaves. Wash curry leaves and pat dry.

Step 2

Wash soy granules with warm water or alternately soak it in one-cup water for 15-20 minutes. Drain and keep aside. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds. Stir-fry briefly. Add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and chopped onion.

Step 3

Stir-fry for two minutes on medium heat. Add soy granules and sprinkle quarter cup water on it. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes. Stir well. Add poha and toss over medium heat till it is heated through.

Step 4

Add roasted peanuts, salt and lemon juice. Toss well. Serve hot immediately garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

How to make Paushtik Poha

Step 1

Take poha in a colander, pour three to four cups of water evenly to moisten them. Drain well. Wash and chop green chillies. Peel and chop onion. Wash and chop coriander leaves. Wash curry leaves and pat dry.

Step 2

Wash soy granules with warm water or alternately soak it in one-cup water for 15-20 minutes. Drain and keep aside. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds. Stir-fry briefly. Add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and chopped onion.

Step 3

Stir-fry for two minutes on medium heat. Add soy granules and sprinkle quarter cup water on it. Cook covered on low heat for five minutes. Stir well. Add poha and toss over medium heat till it is heated through.

Step 4

Add roasted peanuts, salt and lemon juice. Toss well. Serve hot immediately garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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