Poha always makes for dinner in our household atleast once a week.It can be made quickly and also makes for a light dinner.Its very popular all over India.Also called flattened rice can be had as a snack,main course or dessert depending on how it it prepared, making it absolutely versatile.Poha can be found in Indian grocery stores.
2 cups poha
1 onion chopped
3 medium red potatoes chopped with the skin on
7 green chillies chopped
1/4 cup roasted peanuts
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 good handful of dill leaves chopped
2 good handful of cilantro leaves chopped
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp mustard and cumin seeds each
2 tbsp oil
Garam Masala powder as per taste
Heat oil in a pan add mustard and cumin seeds when they splutter add curry leaves,onion,salt,turmeric and stir till onions are cooked.Add potatoes,ginger garlic add some water and cover cook till the potatoes are cooked add garam masala,peanuts,chopped dill and half of cilantro leaves.Stir to blend well and cook for 2 more mins.Soak poha in water squeeze well and add it to the pan and stir to blend well.Add the rest of the cilantro leaves and stir well.Enjoy!
Note:Do not soak the poha for long in the water it will get soggy.