which is simple, filling and highly nutritious!!
3 cups poha (rice flakes), 1 small potato-boiled and chopped, half an onion bulb-chopped finely, 4-5 curry leaves, 2 green chillies finely chopped, jeera seeds, 3 tbsp oil, spices - salt, turmeric powder, sugar and lemon juice- to taste, chopped cilantro and dried dessicated coconut to garnish
Place the rice flakes in a colander and wash them with water. Soak them a little and let the water drip out by itself from the colander. meanwhile, add the oil to a pan and add the curry leaves, jeera and green chillies. When it starts to splutter, add the chopped onions and saute for some time. When glazed and cooked, add the boiled potatoes, all the spices and finally the rice flakes. Mix everything well without breaking the poha. Do not add water. If it looks dry, add a little more oil and cook covered on low flame for 7-8 mins or until the poha are cooked through.
There it is, an awesome breakfast or snack is ready !! Garnish with chopped coriander and dried coconut.
Tip: Serve hot with sev (similar to vermicelli, found in Indian grocery stores) sprinled on it for a bit of crunch