Poha with green peas

Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - beaten rice/poha (the hard variety)
  • 3/4 cup - boiled fresh peas (or frozen peas)
  • 3/4 tsp - salt
  • 1 tbsp - cooking oil
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - split black gram dal (urad dal)
  • 1 tsp - Bengal gram dal (channa dal)
  • 1 pinch - asafoetida
  • 3 - red chillies
  • Curry leaves, a few

How to Make Poha with green peas

  • Wash the beaten rice two times and drain. Squeezing is not necessary.
  • Let the wet poha stand for about 20 minutes, till it resembles cooked rice.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  • When mustard seeds splutter, add the two dals and roast till golden in colour.
  • Add the asafoetida powder.
  • Add the broken red chillies and fry till crisp.
  • Add the curry leaves, and then the green peas and salt.
  • If you are using frozen peas, cover with a lid and let the peas cook on low fire.
  • Next add the soaked poha and blend well.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for two minutes.
  • Remove lid and stir well to break up lumps if any.
  • Recipe courtesy: Chitra Amma's Kitchen
  • http://chitra-ammas-kitchen.blogspot.in/