Thursday, July 23, 2009

Poha Upma


2 Cup Poha (Avalaki),

1 Chopped onion,


4 green chille,

curry leaves,

coriander leaves,

2 Table spoon lemon juice,

Salt for taste,

1/2 Table Spoon Mustard seeds,

1/2 Table Spoon Turmeric,

1 Table Spoon Urad dal,

1 Table Spoon Chana Dal,

2 Table Spoon Oil


1.In a Pan add oil followed by mustard seeds and Curry leaves.

2.Then add Peanuts, chana dal and urad dal. When slightly brown add the green chille,Then add the onions

3. Then add turmeric and cook till onion becomes soft.

4.While the onion is cooking take the poha under the cold water and rinse it of twice. Put the poha immediately in the collander and drain the excess water.

(NOTE:Its important to use thick poha for this recipe, if not poha will become mushy)

5. Once the onions are soft add the poha, followed by salt. Reduce the heat to low and cook the poha for 3 to 4 minutes.

6.Once done add some lemon juice and chopped coriander.

Note:Adjust Ingredients according to taste.

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We, Yashaswini and Jyothi who never entered kitchen and never knew how make a basic items to (not even coffee or Tea ;-)) before marraige now we are...well... say a good chef!!! We both were colleagues for one year at University of Mysore and our friendship still continues...even one is in US and other in Ireland.Far away...time difference...hmm..yet we both manage to chat and share recipes. And we both together thought of sharing to you all those recipes as many would be like us who didnt know cooking is so simple and easy!.And also we like to share some of the informaion we came to know while cooking say remedies,beautifying using our basic pantry.


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