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Thin Poha (Beaten/Pressed Rice)Chiwda

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  Thin poha 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Beaten/Pressed Rice)
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green chillies 2 , chopped
  Dried red chilies 2 , break in pieces
  Peanuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Almonds 1⁄2 Tablespoon, shredded (Adjust quantity as required)
  Cashew 1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped (Adjust quantity as required)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Adjust quantity as required)
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Amchur 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar To Taste

1. If poha is soggy, preheat oven on 350. Bake poha for 5 mins or till it become crunchy. Don't forget to stir in between. (If you don't have oven you can use pan or kadhai on gas)
2. Heat oil in a pan, then fry pea nuts, cashews, almonds, raisins seperately & keep aside.
3. Add some more oil in a pan, add mustard and cumin seeds and let them crackle .
4. Add the green chillies, red chilly pieces , coriander seeds and seasame seeds, fry on medium level for about 2-3 minutes.
5. Drop in the curry leaves, asafoetida (Hing) and the turmeric powder and fry briefly.
6. Remove pan from gas. Then add poha, all powders, fried peanuts, cahsews, almonds, raisins, salt & sugar.
7. Stir poha & toss till it is well coated with oil and spices.
8. Let it cool and store it in an airtight jar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1109 Calories from Fat 696

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g123.8%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 456.3 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g29.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.6%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 28 g55.1%

Vitamin A 83.9% Vitamin C 184.6%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 79.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Thin Poha (Beaten/Pressed Rice)Chiwda Recipe