Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Maharashtrian Poha with Flattened Red Rice
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green Chillies - 3, finely chopped
Curry Leaves - 10
Yellow Onion - 1/2, finely chopped
Ginger - 1/2 inch, grated
Potato - 1 (optional), boiled and cut into tiny cubes
Turmeric - a pinch
Lemon Juice - juice of 1 big lemon
Raw Sugar - 1 tsp
Roasted Peanuts - a handful
Cilantro - a handful, chopped
Heat oil in a cast iron pan. Temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds and green chillies.
Add the chopped onion, grated ginger and curry leaves and cook till the onion gets soft.
If using potato, add chopped potato, turmeric and salt. Mix well. Cook or a couple of minutes.
Add the flattened rice and peanuts and mix well. Lower the flame and cover and cook for a few minutes.
Remove from heat, add lemon juice and garnish with cilantro and serve hot.