2 Cups beaten rice (Poha)
1 Medium sized potato
4 tbsps chopped onion
4 slit green chillies
1/4 Cup grated coconut
3 tsps Peanuts
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp sugar
8-10 Curry leaves
1 tsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Raisins
1 tsp Salt
1 tbsp Olive oil
1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)
METHOD:Wash beaten rice (poha) till clean. Drain the water and put 1 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp salt in it and leave for 15-20 minutes.
In the mean time, cut potatoes into thin slices. Slit green chillies.
Heat oil and clarified butter in a wok. Add mustard seeds. When the seeds start crackling, add cumin seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida in it. Add peanuts and fry for 30 seconds.
Now add onions, fry till it gets translucent. After that add potatoes, turmeric powder and salt. Cover the lid and fry till potatoes get almost cooked.
Add beaten rice, raisins and grated coconut in it. Stir gently for 3-4 minutes. Switch off oven and add lemon juice in it. Mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with piping hot tea or freshly brewed coffee.
TIPS: You may garnish with grated coconut, also with chopped coriander leaves.
At the time of frying potatoes, you can add fresh green peas, it will give a nice look and taste.
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