Homemade Aloo poha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - flattened rice (poha)
  • 2 - green chillies, slit lengthwise
  • 2 - potatoes (medium, finely chopped)
  • 2 - onions (medium, cut lengthwise)
  • 1 - tomato (large, finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup - groundnuts (fried in oil till they change color)
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - ajwain/carom seeds
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • Coriander leaves, chopped fine (for garnishing)

How to Make Homemade Aloo poha

  • Put the poha in a sieve and wash under running water for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 tsp red chilli powder and sugar to the poha, mix well and keep aside.
  • In a pan or kadai, heat oil and add ajwain seeds.
  • When they start crackling, add green chillies.
  • When green chillies start changing colour, add sliced onions.
  • When onions become translucent and change colour, add potatoes and mix well.
  • Add turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, tomatoes, fried groundnuts and salt and mix well.
  • Cover with lid and let the potatoes cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove lid, stir the ingredients well and add poha.
  • Mix all the ingredients well and stir to blend. Adjust salt.
  • Stir gently every now and then for almost 3-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to serving dish and garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with tea or coffee.