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Light and Healthy Poha

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Poha is made from flattened or beaten rice. It is an easy to cook, light and nutritious snack. It even has a mythological background related to Lord Krishna and Sudama. It makes a perfect dish for supper or potluck.
  Thick poha 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Flattened Rice)
  Tomato 1
  Onion 1
  Potato 1
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Asofoetida 1 Pinch (Hing)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Green chillies 4
  Peanut 2 Tablespoon (Lightly Toasted)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Grated coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Rinse and soak poha. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Crackle mustard seeds,cumin seeds, asofetida. Add green chilis.
Add onions and fry until partially cooked.
Add peanuts and roast. Add potatoes, turmeric powder and mix well.
cover the pan and let it cook on low flame.
When potatoes are cooked add tomatoes. Stir to mix.
Now add poha and mix well. Coat the poha evenly.
Add sugar, lemon juice and stir. Let it cook for sometime.
Sprinkle water if needed. Close the lid for two minutes.
Serve it garnished with corinder and coconut.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Indian Beaten Rice Breakfast
One of India's most staple breakfast dishes, this Light and Healthy Poha is easy to make and is full of taste. Prepared with beaten rice as the main ingredient, this poha can also be served as a light snack. The blend of ingredients impart this dish a distinct flavor which is savored by all. watch the video now and try this recipe for your family, they will love it for sure.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 259 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.3%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 114.5 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 6 g12.4%

Vitamin A 22.8% Vitamin C 86.3%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Light And Healthy Poha Recipe Video, Indian Beaten Rice Breakfast