Vegetable Poha
Print Recipe
5 from 3 votes

Vegetable Poha - Spiced Flattened Rice

Vegetable Poha is a quick breakfast or snack food made of beaten rice or flattened rice from the Indian cuisines. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Uma Srinivas

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup Poha
  • 1 cup onions
  • ½ cup tomatoes
  • ¼ cup grated carrots
  • ¼ cup chopped green beans
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 10 curry leaves
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 4 green chilies
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 2 tbsp cashews or peanuts

Instructions

  • Soak the Poha in water for 5 to 8 minutes. Strain the water and place it aside.
  • Place a pan over medium heat and saute the cashews over vegetable oil.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal and saute until they sizzle or pop.
  • Add ginger, chilies, and curry leaves and saute for 30 -40 seconds.
  • Add onions and saute until they turn translucent.
  • Add grated carrots, beans, and tomatoes. Add salt to taste.
  • Cook for 2 minutes and then add spices like turmeric, chili powder, and Garam Masala. Cook for about 5 minutes until the raw smell is gone.
  • Now, add the strained Poha and cook for 5 minutes over low heat.
  • Switch off the heat and drizzle few teaspoons of lemon juice and garnish with Cilantro before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 365IU | Vitamin C: 61.9mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.6mg
Tried this recipe?Mention @simplesumptuouscooking or tag #simplesumptuouscooking!