Flattened rice is a dehusked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes.These flakes swell when added to a hot or cold liquid.They are easily digestible form of raw rice .
This recipe uses finely chopped onions and potatoes along with moist poha(beaten rice) to make a quick and healthy breakfast.
Time 15 mins
1 Cup Thick Poha(Beaten rice)
1 Small onion finely chopped
3 green chilies finely chopped
2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves
1 small boiled potato(cut into small cubes)
2 tbsp roasted peanut and sesame powder
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Urad dal
1/2 tsp Chana dal
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 Red chili
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
1 tsp Turmeric
Procedure for Washing and soaking thick pohe:
-Wash poha in water and remove water completely and set aside
Procedure for upma:
-Heat a pan with a oil on a medium flame and then add all the seasoning (except salt,turmeric) allow them to fry until they are lightly brown.
-Then add onions,green chilies,turmeric saute for minute and then add potato,salt,pohe and mix thoroughly.
-Cover the lid and allow them to cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.
-Then add cilantro,lemon juice,roasted peanut and sesame powder.Mix well and serve hot.