Friday, May 6, 2011

Poha with Dill Leaves

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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.

Ingredients
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
Curry leaves
Garam Masala powder as per taste
Salt

Method
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.

25 comments:

Sobha Shyam said...

Great poha recipe..healthy one !!

Raji said...

Poha is our breakfast special...adding dill leaves makes it so much more flavourful.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love it, never used dill in my cooking.

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Love it...Looks so tempting and different...

divya said...

wow.. i am drooling here.looks so good..

Swathi said...

I like that you added red potato there. Love it.

savitha ramesh said...

Great poha .so flavourful with dill leaves.

kankana said...

poha with dill sounds yummyyy !!!

Jay said...

so tasty n fullfilling...we too make it in same way..
Tasty Appetite

Vidhya said...

A great recipe that can be made in a short time.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow very nice and invitng recipe...

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow very nice and invitng recipe...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

nice addition of dill leaves. Never added though . Healthy breakfast

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Vardhini said...

Interesting combination .. looks yummy.

Vardhini
Vardhiniskitchen

Priya said...

Simply delicious and definitely a flavourful poha..

Deeksha said...

looks great! yummy poha makes me hungry...love it!

AMMU MOHAN said...

looks colorful.quick recipe..

Kurinji said...

wow am drooling here Pushpa.

Suja said...

Tempting poha..so yummy.

Torviewtoronto said...

flavourful delicious poha

Nandini said...

Lovely recipe! It looks very great!

kaveri said...

Poha with Dill leaves sounds to be an interesting combination..looks yummy

Ananda Rajashekar said...

addition of fresh dill would be very flavourful!

Kairali sisters said...

Yummo! this is a good twist to the plain poha..Looks awesome pushpa..

Plateful said...

Oh wow, that picture is way too tempting. Would love to dig into that bowl, if I had a chance..!

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