Maharashtrian Kaande Pohe Recipe

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Kaande Pohe or Kaanda Poha

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Kaande Pohe or Kaanda Poha

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups flattened rice (beaten rice or Poha), recommended thick quality
  • 2 Onions chopped finely
  • 5-6 Green chilies chopped finely
  • 6-7 Curry leaves
  • Fresh coconut for garnishing
  • Salt for taste
  • Sugar for taste
  • 1 tsp Lime juice
  • Oil for Deep Frying
  • ½ Cup raw peanuts (Optional)
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of Asafoetida (Hing in Hindi/Marathi)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Medium Potato peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • ½ Cup boiled green peas (Optional)

 

Procedure:

  1. Chop the Onion, Potatoes, Chili, Curry leaves, and Coriander leaves. Prepare grated coconut, 1 tsp lemon juice and keep it aside.
  2. Place the flattened rice (beaten rice or Poha) in a colander and wash it under running water. It should be moist but should not be mashed. Allow to drain well
  3. Take Kadai and heat the sufficient oil. Reduce the heat to medium and add mustard seeds. Let them splutter. Add the cumin seeds, asafetida and turmeric powder. Mix all well and allow heat for 20-30 sec
  4. Add the green chilies, Curry leaves and saute for 30 seconds more
  5. To this mixture add chopped onion and potatoes, stir well and continue to cook for 7-8 minutes or till you find potatoes are cooked well.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium, add pinch of salt and sugar. Cook for 3-4 minutes (Until Onion is transparent)
  7. Add the Beaten rice (Poha) , Salt for taste and sugar. Add the lemon juice (which we kept aside in step 1) and stir lightly. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 8 minutes or till the beaten rice is heated thoroughly.
  8. Place in to serving bowl/plat, garnish with the chopped fresh coriander leaves and with grated coconut.
  9. Serve hot

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