Saturday, 31 May 2014

Poha / Atukula / Avalakki / Beaten rice Upma

Poha / Atukula / Avalakki / Beaten Rice Upma is a very easy breakfast dish for a mom who want to spend less time in kitchen to make. This goes for Breakfast , evening snack even dinner sometimes.

Poha /Atukula / Avalakki / Beaten rice are available in three different types:

1. Fine Flakes
2. Medium Flakes
3. Thick Flakes
So for this dish Medium Flakes is the one which goes so perfect.

Ingredients for Poha /Atukula / Avalakki / Beaten rice Upma:

2 cups - Poha /Atukula / Avalakki / Beaten rice
3 tbsp - Olive Oil
1 tsp - Mustard seeds
1 tsp - Cumin Seeds
a feast - Peanuts
1 tsp - Bengal gram
1 tsp - Black gram
a stem - Curry leaves
1 -  onion Finely chopped onions
3 no's - Green chilli's
a pinch - Turmeric powder
Salt  : As per taste
2 tbsp - Lime juice
Coriander leaves (Optional)

To prepare Poha /Atukula / Avalakki / Beaten rice Upma:

1. Soak the beaten rice for some time to soften. Drain the water completely and keep it aside.
2. In a kadai put oil then add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,  Peanuts, Bengal gram, Black gram and fry till dal gets golden in colour.
3. Put chopped onions, green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and salt.
4. When onion turns brown colour add the rice flakes to it and cover it with a lid and keep it on low heat for a couple of minutes so that the spices get absorbed to rice flakes.
5. Turn off the heat and add lemon juice to it and mix well. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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