Poha Pulao

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • poha - 2 cups.
  • vegetables (mainly of your choice)- 1 cup.
  • green/fresh peas,.
  • capsicum,.
  • carrot,.
  • cauliflower,.
  • mushrooms,.
  • beans,.
  • cabbage,.
  • spring onions.
  • tomato - 1 (finely chopped).
  • onion - 1 med. size (finely chopped).
  • ginger - 1 inch. in size (finely chopped).
  • garlic - 1 slice (finely chopped).
  • green chilli - 2 (chopped).
  • green coriander - 1 bunch (finely chopped) to garnish.
  • masala.
  • haldi/turmeric powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • red chilli powder - according to your taste.
  • pepper - optional.
  • garam masala - 1/2 tea spoon (optional).
  • jerra - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • red chilli - 3.
  • bay leaves/tej patta - 4.
  • salt - as per your taste.
  • pure ghee - 1 table spoon (optional).
  • oil - 2 table spoon.
  • grated cheese - 2 table spoon for garnish (optional).

How to Make Poha Pulao

  • Put oil in a pan. When oil becomes warm add saute jeera, tej patta and Red chilly.
  • Then add garlic, after frying for a few seconds, add onion and then fry it for another couple of secs till it becomes translucent.
  • Then add finely chopped ginger and green chilly and fry it well.
  • After that add the vegetable and fry it for few secs.
  • Then add all the masala except the garam masala (which is to be added at the end).
  • Fry the vegetable well.
  • Then add finely chopped tomatoes and saute it.
  • Till now vegetables will also becomes tender. (Well it's up to you that how much you cook the vegetables because some people likes the semi-cooked vegetables while other likes fully cooked.)
  • If the Poha is of thick quality then before cooking simply wash it with water.
  • While if it is of thin type then there is no need of washing.
  • When vegetables are cooked according to your taste, then add the poha and mix well with the vegetable.
  • Add Garam Masala. Fry it for 1-2 mins.
  • If you feel that poha doesnot becomes tender then you can add a very small amount of water or milk in it.
  • At the end you can also add pure ghee which is optional.
  • Garnish it with finely chopped green corrinder leaves. You can add Grated cheese also (optional).
  • Serve hot with Green chutney or tomato sauce.