Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Pori Upma

Puffed Rice(Pori) - 1 packet
Peanuts – 2 tbsp
Onion-1(finely chopped)
Potato – 1 (peeled and chopped into cubes)
Tomato – 1 (chopped into cubes)
Green Chillies-2 -3
Grated ginger – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds -1/4 tsp
Bengal gram (Channa dal) l tsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetida – a pinch
Salt as per taste
Oil – 2 tsps
Curry leaves – Few
Coriander leaves for garnish
Lemon – ½ a lemon

In a pan, heat 2 tsp of oil, Fry the peanuts until u see them cracking and slightly brown, keep aside. In the same oil put in the mustard seeds and channa dal and when the mustard seeds start to splutter, add in the green chillies,grated ginger and curry leaves and fry for a minute. Now add Onion and fry till soft, then add in the tomatoes and potatoes, add salt as per taste, turmeric and a pinch of asafoetida. Add in the fried peanuts. Wash the puffed rice (pori) and soak for about 5 minutes. Once, the potatoes are soft and cooked. Add in the soaked puffed rice. Mix well and cook covered for 5 minutes, then switch off the flame and keep it covered for another 5 minutes. Squeeze lime, mix well and serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. This is different just like bhel puri but soaked puff rice. I have done avil upma with thick poha but never with pori - Raji


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