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Avalakki uppittu (seasoned poha)

Avalakki uppittu (seasoned poha) is a popular Indian Main
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Serves 4


1 cup - Beaten Rice

1/2 cup - chopped Onions

1 tbsp vegetable oil

1 tsp Mustard Seeds

1 tsp - Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp - Turmeric

1 sprig - Curry leaves

1 tbsp - Channa + Urad Dal mixture

1 tsp - peanut, cashews

1 Green chilli

1/2 tsp - Sugar

1 tsp - Lime juice

1 tbsp - grated Coconut

1 tbsp - chopped coriander

Salt as per taste.


  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, and splutter mustard seeds. | Add green chilli, curry leaves, dal mixture and peanuts, and saute.
  2. Then add finely chopped onions and fry until they turn lightly brown in colour.
  3. Meanwhile, wash and soak thick poha in water for about 3-4 minutes. Drain.
  4. Once the onions are done, add poha, salt, sugar, grated coconut and mix well and cook for about a minute or two.
  5. Remove from fire and add lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.
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