Oats Poha

Poha is a healthy Indian breakfast made with flattened rice. How about making it healthier by adding some oats to it.

Prepare the recipe in the traditional way and serve with some fried ground nuts, nylon sev and finely chopped onions. At the end, before you serve, squeeze some lemon for the exta zing.

Enjoy the healthy breakfast.

What you need:

poha or flattened rice 1 tea cups + 1 cup oats
Peanuts Dec-15
Onions – cut into julians 2 big size – 1 for cooking and 1 for garnishing
Potato – peeled and chopped 1 small
Green Peas 1/3rd cup
Corn 1/3rd cup (optional)
Green Chilis chopped 2
Curry Leaves 06-Jul
Coriander leaves ½ cup chopped
Cumin Seeds or Jira 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds` 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds ½ tsp
Salt To Taste
Sugar 1 tsp
Nylon Sev For Garnishing
Sunflower Oil 2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Hing 1 pinch
Lemon 1

Steps to Make:

Wash Poha in water.Spread in a plate.
Wash oats separately and spread in a plate. Sprinkle some water so its texture is same as that of poha or aval or flattened rice.
Heat oil in deep kadai.
Once oil is hot, add the whole peanuts till it turns dark pink.
Remove from oil and keep aside.
Check poha and oats if they are soft enough.
They should not be sticky and should stand apart. If you think it is still crunchy, sprinkle little water and mix gently.
In the same hot oil, add hing, turmeric(haldi) powder, mustard seeds, cumin seeds curry leaves and chopped green chilis in the same order . As the seeds start spluttering, add the chopped onions and allow it to cook.
When you see the onions start turning pink, add the potatoes. Add a pinch of salt so you allow the potatoes to cook fast.
When the onion and potatoes are cooked well, add poha and mix gently. Add Salt and Sugar to taste and mix well. Cover the lid and allow the poha to cook for 1 minute.
Open the lid , add coriander leaves and mix gently.
Switch of the flame and serve

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