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Flattened rice AKA Poha (in Hindi)

Posted 01-25-2012 at 06:17 AM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 07-04-2014 at 01:31 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

Notice: Spoon measurement : 6mlIngredients:
  • 1 spoon small yellow Mustard seeds (Aka Sarson in Hindi)
  • 4 small Green chillies (Aka Hari mirch in Hindi) thinly chopped.
  • 1 and 1/2 spoon fresh Ginger (Aka Adrak in Hindi) finely grated.
  • 1/2 spoon Salt.
  • 2 medium Onions thinly chopped.
  • 1/4 spoon Turmeric powder (Aka Haldi in Hindi).
  • 4 cups Flattened rice.
  • Juice of half lemon.
  • Oil for frying.

  • Wash the Flattened Rice. Keep it wide spread in a holed dish. Drain the water, do NOT squeeze the Flattened Rice.
  • When the oil is hot enough put the yellow Mustard seeds in it and let them crackle.
  • Add grated Ginger and fry till it turns light brown.
  • Add salt.
  • Add thinly chopped Onions and fry till they turn golden brown.
  • Add turmeric.
  • Add the Flattened Rice, and mix well.
  • Turn off the gas, add lemon juice and mix well.
Serves 2.
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  1. Old Comment
    Oh goody. Another recipe. We had the lentils again tonight.
    Posted 01-30-2012 at 09:18 PM by frankbell frankbell is offline
  2. Old Comment
    How do you usually eat the flattened rice?
    Posted 01-31-2012 at 05:04 AM by TheIndependentAquarius TheIndependentAquarius is offline
  3. Old Comment
    Edited spoon measurement.
    Posted 07-04-2014 at 01:31 AM by TheIndependentAquarius TheIndependentAquarius is offline


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