Batata Poha is popular and traditional South Indian breakfast recipe. In Maharashtra it’s know as Pohe and in Gujarat as Poha.
Batata Poha Is easy to make and is low in calories. It has aprox 76.9% of carbs and 23% fat, making it an ideal choice for a quick healthy meal. It’s also packed with iron, and ranked low on the glycemic index.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 3 servings
2 cups thick Poha (rice flakes)
1 medium potatoe chopped
1 large onion chopped finely
8 curry leaves
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp Asafoetida
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
2 tbs oil
1 cup of finely chopped fresh Coriander
Put the poha in a strainer.
Wash the poha throughly and gently. Drain the excess water through a strainer.
In a large wok heat 2 tbs of oil. Add in the mustard seeds, once the seeds start to splut, add in the asafoetida, cumin seeds, green chilies and curry leaves.
Allow the spices to cook for 45- 50 seconds.
Now add in the chopped onions and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
Add in the boiled chopped potatoes and mix well and let it cook for 2mins. Stir to prevent sticking.
Add in the salt and turmeric powder. mix it and leave it for a minute.
Now add the soaked poha and mix well and let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add fresh lemon juice, and chopped coriander leaves.
Mix well & turn of the heat.
Batata poha is ready for serving.