How to make Poha Delight -

Healthy snack for breakfast – poha cooked with simple masalas and bean sprouts. Learn this recipe step by step. Also, poha with onions, potatoes and seasonings like chillies, lemon and curry leaves make up a tasty and easy meal, especially when you dont feel like cooking..

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Main Ingredients : Pressed rice (poha) (पोहा), Bean sprouts (अंकुरित मूंग)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


Poha Delight

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Poha Delight Recipe

  • Pressed rice (poha) 3 cups

  • Bean sprouts ¾ cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida ¼ teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 3-4

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Pomegranate pearls ½ cup

  • Fresh coriander chopped 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Put the pressed rice in a sieve and place it over a bowl. Pour sufficient water over it so that the pressed rice is well dampened.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add onion and a little salt and mix well, cover and cook till the onion turns golden brown.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder and a little water and mix well. Add the pressed rice and a little salt and mix well.

Step 6

Add bean sprouts and quarter cup water and mix well.Cover and cook for five to seven minutes.

Step 7

Add one tablespoon coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 8

Serve hot, garnished with pomegranate pearls and remaining coriander leaves.

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