Saturday, October 25, 2008

Batata Poha

2 cups poha
2 tbsps cooking oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
5-6 curry leaves
2 green chillies
1 medium onion chopped fine
1 large potato ,cubed
Handful of unsalted peanuts (skins removed)
Pinch of turmeric powder
Juice of 1/2 a lime
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander to garnish

Put the poha in a sieve and wash under running water. Transfer to a bowl and fill with enough water to just cover the poha. Keep aside for 5 mins. Drai and set aside while u do all the chopping for tadka.
Heat the oil in a pan on a medium flame and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds,curry leaves and green chillies. Fry till the spluttering stops and then add the onion. Fry till soft and translucent. Add the turmeric powder and salt. Add the peanuts and potatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the poha ans mix well.
Pour lime juice over the poha and mix well.
Garnish with chopped coriander.

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