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Aloo Poha recipe
Prep Time
10min
Cook Time
30min
Total Time
40min

Filling and delicious meal made with pressed rice flakes.

Ingredients

4 Servings

For the garnish prepare 3 tablespoons of chopped coriander and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

  • 3
    medium sized potatoes or 6 tiny potatoes
  • 3cups
    of pressed rice flakes
  • 1
    large onion
  • 1tsp
    of mustard
  • 1sprig
    of curry leaves
  • 1
    or 2 chillies or based on your spice threshold
  • 1/4tsp
    of turmeric powder
  • 1/4cup
    of raw peanuts
  • 3tbsp
    of chopped coriander leaves
  • Lemon juice from half a lemon

How to make Aloo Poha

  1. Cube the potatoes into 1centimetre wide pieces and soak to remove the starch. Heat oil, fry the potatoes and remove when they turn slightly brown on the corners.

  2. In the same oil, add the raw peanuts and fry until nicely browned and keep aside.

    Step 1.1: In the same oil, add the raw peanuts and fry until nicely browned and keep aside
  3. Add a tablespoon of oil to the pan, put in the mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped chillies and onions. Add salt to taste and 2 pinches of sugar. Fry until they cook and the raw smell goes.

    Step 1.1: Add a tablespoon of oil to the pan, put in the mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped chillies and onions
  4. Add the fried potatoes and peanuts and mix together.

    Step 1.1: Add the fried potatoes and peanuts and mix together
  5. Turn off the heat. Wash and drain your pressed rice flakes in a colander.

    Step 1.1: Turn off the heat
  6. Add the soaked and drained rice flakes to the prepared mixture to the pan. Switch the heat back on and stir everything well. Don't let it stick to the bottom.

    Step 1.1: Add the soaked and drained rice flakes to the prepared mixture to the pan
  7. Once it all stirred well, add in the lemon juice for tanginess.

    Step 1.1: Once it all stirred well, add in the lemon juice for tanginess
  8. Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves and enjoy.

    Step 1.1: Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves and enjoy
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Recipe by

Velida Vamadevan

(@brownfoodie)

This brown girl eats sleeps breathes good wholesome well cooked food. After all, it's an art and has to come from the heart.

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