kanda Poha ( pohe ) recipe
1 cup beaten rice (poha) (rice flakes)
1/4 cup crushed groundnuts (peanuts)
2 onions, chopped finely
1 potato, peeled chopped into small cubes
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
5-6 green chillies, chopped or slitted
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1/4 cup coriander leaves
1 stalk curry leaves chopped
1 tsp lime juice
1. Wash the Rice Flakes ( poha ) until clean.
2. Drain the water and sprinkle a handful of water and keep aside.
3. After 15 minutes loosen the poha gently, and break lumps with hands.
4. In a saucepan, heat oil
5. Add mustard seeds, and let it splutter
6. Add potatoes. Stir for 2-3 minutes.
7. Add onion, chillies and curry leaves.
8. Stir and fry onions till tender. Take the pan off the fire.
9. Add poha and all other ingredients except coriander leaves.
10. Adjust salt and lime as per taste.
11. Return to low flame till hot.
12. Stir gently every now and then.
13. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with coriander.
14. Serve hot with freshly brewed coffee or tea or Cold drink.
Another few kanda pohe recipe here
Poha is also known as Beaten rice
Beaten rice is a rice which is dehusked and beaten to make small flat flakes.This type of rice absorbs even cold water and gets swollen.This type of rice is used in variety of dishes in Udupi cuisine.It is called Atukulu in Telugu, Bajeel or Bajil in Tulu, Aval in Malayalam and Tamil, Avalakki in Kannada and Poha in Hindi. There two varieties of beaten rice thin and fat. They are so called because of their thickness. Beaten rice can be up to 4 times thicker than regular rice.
Flattened rice flakes
Beaten rice is also a convenience food made from rice pressed into flakes. It is reconstituted with hot water to make a rice porridge or paste, depending on the amount of water added. Beaten rice is very similar to instant mashed potatoes in appearance, uses, and spirit. Beaten rice is used frequently in Indian cuisine.