Poha Upma

Poha Upma 3

POHA UPMA

Ingredients

2 cups thick Poha (Aval)

¼ cup raw peanuts, pistas or any nuts of your choice

1 medium onion, chopped

2 green chillies, chopped

½ tsp mustard seeds

½ tsp urad dal

1 sprig curry leaves

¼ tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp. lemon juice

1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

Salt to taste

1 tbsp. ghee

Poha Upma step1

Clean the Poha and soak in hot water  for a minute.  Drain and set aside.

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Heat ghee in a vessel and add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dal and fry till light brown, now add curry leaves.  Add the peanuts and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.

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Add the onion and green chillies and fry till onion is translucent, then add turmeric, salt and lemon juice and add the poha and toss gently till well mixed.

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Garnish with coriander leaves.  Serve hot.

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