Potato Poha: Healthy Snack or Side Dish

August 05, 2020
Potato Poha: Healthy Snack or Side Dish


    • 1¼ cup flattened rice (also called beaten rice)
    • Salt to taste
    • Tbsp. Sugar
    • 2 Tbsp. Oil
    • 1 Tbsp. black mustard seeds
    • 8-10 fresh curry leaves
    • 2-3 hot green chilies, chopped
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 1 potato medium size, chopped in 1" cubes
    • 1 Tbsp. turmeric powder
    • Fresh lemon juice to taste
    • 1 Tbsp. grated fresh or unsweetened coconut for garnish
    • Chopped Cilantro for garnish Lemon slices for garnish


    Soak flattened rice in water for 5 minutes. Pour into a strainer and let drain for 15 minutes. Transfer to bowl. Add salt to taste and 1 Tablespoon sugar. Mix well. In a deep pan, heat 2 Tablespoons of oil. Once the oil is medium hot, add the black mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped green chilies and chopped onions and sauté for 1 minute. Add chopped potatoes. Mix well and cover the pan and cook on medium heat until the potatoes are cooked. Add 1 Tbsp turmeric powder. Mix well and add in the soaked and drained flattened rice and lemon juice. Toss for 2 minutes until it is all well combined.

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