Steamed Poha Recipe | Poha cooked in steam

    steamed-poha

    Steamed Poha Recipe | Poha cooked in steam

    Poha is one ingredient which is light on your tummy but makes it much fuller. All those who worry about the quantity of oil in your recipe. Here is a superb Steamed Poha to delight your taste buds. I am sure this simple yet tasty dish will satisfy your hunger pangs.

    Here is a step by step recipe with pictures to make Poha cooked in steamed. This surely makes an ideal breakfast and is nutritious indeed . Serve it along with your desired tempering and enjoy the sumptuous taste of flattened rice on your platter.

    Direction :

    Getting Ready:

    Take 2 cup poha of medium thickness in a mixing bowl. Wash and soak it, then drain out water. Wash again then drain water instantly.Do not keep the poha in water for long.Keep 1 tsp water, It helps poha to puff up.

    steamed pohaMaking:

    Add 2 tsp sugar, little more than 1/2 tsp salt, Less than 1/4 tsp turmeric powder. Mix all ingredients well. Add half a lemon’s juice i.e 2 tsp juice to the poha, mix well.Keep it aside for 5 minutes,then stir it again.

    steamed pohaAfter 5 minutes, Toss the poha with the spoon and spread it.

    steamed pohaTake a vessel big enough to place the colander filled with poha. Fill the vessel with 2 to 2.5 cup water and heat it. Turn on flame and cover the vessel with lid, so that it boils up quickly.

    steamed pohaPlace the poha in a colander.Spread the poha in the colander.Place the poha filled colander in the vessel.Keep the flame medium. Cook the poha on medium flame for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes , poha is cooked and ready.Turn off flame.Take out the poha in a serving bowl.

    steamed pohaFor tempering, heat a tadka pan. Add 1 tsp oil, heat it up. When sufficiently hot, add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 15 to 20 chopped curry leaves, 2 finely chopped de seeded green chilies. Slightly roast them. Add tempering to poha and mix it. Take it out in a plate.

    steamed poha

    Serving:

    Yummy and healthy steamed Poha is ready.Sprinkle a little namkeen sev over it, some roasted peanuts and green coriander for garnishing.If you wish you can keep a lemon wedge too. Enjoy this easy recipe anytime.

    steamed poha

    Suggestion :

    • Do not put too much water in the poha,that they turn sticky and gooey.Water should be as much so as to just soak the poha.
    • You can adjust the quantity of oil or green chili as desired.
    Steamed Poha Recipe | Poha cooked in steam steamed-poha
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    Recipe type: Snacks
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Flattened Rice - 2 cup ( 150 gms )
    • Namkeen Sev - ½ cup
    • Roasted Peanuts - ⅓ cup
    • Coriander leaves - 1 to 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
    • Curry Leaves - 15 to 20
    • Lemon - 1
    • Turmeric Powder - Less than ¼ tsp
    • Oil - 1 tsp
    • Sugar - 2 tsp
    • Salt - More than ½ tsp or to taste
    • Green chili - 2 (finely chopped )
    • Black Mustard - ½ tsp
    Instructions
    1. Take 2 cup poha of medium thickness in a mixing bowl. Wash and soak it, then drain out water. Wash again then drain water instantly.Do not keep the poha in water for long.Keep 1 tsp water, It helps poha to puff up.
    2. Add 2 tsp sugar, little more than ½ tsp salt, Less than ¼ tsp turmeric powder. Mix all ingredients well. Add half a lemon's juice i.e 2 tsp juice to the poha, mix well.Keep it aside for 5 minutes,then stir it again.
    3. After 5 minutes, Toss the poha with the spoon and spread it.
    4. Take a vessel big enough to place the colander filled with poha. Fill the vessel with 2 to 2.5 cup water and heat it. Turn on flame and cover the vessel with lid, so that it boils up quickly.
    5. Place the poha in a colander.Spread the poha in the colander.Place the poha filled colander in the vessel.Keep the flame medium. Cook the poha on medium flame for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes , poha is cooked and ready.Turn off flame.Take out the poha in a serving bowl.
    6. For tempering, heat a tadka pan. Add 1 tsp oil, heat it up. When sufficiently hot, add ½ tsp mustard seeds, 15 to 20 chopped curry leaves, 2 finely chopped de seeded green chilies. Slightly roast them. Add tempering to poha and mix it. Take it out in a plate.
    7. Yummy and healthy steamed Poha is ready.Sprinkle a little namkeen sev over it, some roasted peanuts and green coriander for garnishing.If you wish you can keep a lemon wedge too. Enjoy this easy recipe anytime.

     

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