Monday, July 23, 2012

Poha In Curd

Nothing less than the curd rice, taste this simple yet tasty poha in curd.

Poha 1 cup
Curd 1 cup
Green chilly 2 (finely chopped)
Golden Raisins 10-15
Cashew 3-4
Coriander leaves few
Salt as per taste
Oil 2 tsp
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Chana dal 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Curry leaves few

Soak the Poha in water for 5-7 min. Check to make sure that the Poha has turned a bit soft but not too soft (do not soak Poha in water more than 7 min). Drain the water from the vessel,  squeeze out all water from the Poha.
Add Curd, Green chillies, Coriander leaves and Salt to the wet Poha. Mix well with hand or spoon. If needed add additional curd to these contents.
Heat a frying pan, pour oil, add Raisins and Cashew nuts. Fry until the nuts turn golden brown. Use a spoon to transfer the Raisins and Cashews to the Curd-Poha. Leave the oil in frying pan. Add Mustard seeds once it splutters add Chana dal, Urad dal and Curry leaves and fry until Dals turn golden brown. Add this tempering to Curd-Poha. Now the Poha is ready to be served.
Serve Poha in Curd immediately.