Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Batata poha / Rice flakes with potato

  Batata poha was a famous maharashtrian breakfast recipe. It is also taken as a evening snack. It is one of the street food too.
Batata means potato and poha means rice flakes.
  This is a simple yet filling breakfast. It is easy to make with easily available ingredients.
Requirements :
Rice flakes – 2 cup
Onion – 1
Green chilly – 4
Potato – 1
Curry leaves – a sprig
Oil – 1 tbs
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Roasted groundnuts – 2 tbs
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Coriander leaves

Method :
Finely chop the potato.
Wash and soak the rice flakes for two minutes and drain the water completely.
Heat oil in a kadai , add the mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.
Add the chopped onion and slit green chillies , sauté well till the onions become translucent.
Add the chopped potato and sauté well.
Add the turmeric powder , roasted groundnuts and salt , mix well.
Cook in low flame with closed lid , sprinkle little water and stir in between.
After five minutes , take off from flame .

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve.