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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Kande Pohe | Beaten Rice(Aval) Upma

Kande Pohe /Aval Upma is a popular Maharashtrian snack recipe where in 'kande' refers to onion and 'poha' refers to beaten rice /aval.My kids love to call this aval upma,perfect enough to break the monotony of regular breakfast menu and also serves best as an evening snack for kids.I usually serve it with chutneys,makes a perfect combo.A popular one to many of us but still there are many who are unaware of the recipe,so sharing the authentic one with all.Enjoy making the healthy snack for your dear ones !!!


Ingredients
poha/ aval/beaten rice 2 cups
mustard seeds 1/2-3/4 tsp
peanuts 2-3 tbsp
onion 1/2 chopped
green chillies 1-2 chopped fine
curry leaves few
asafoetida a large pinch
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
salt to taste
oil 2-3 tsp or 1 tbsp
lemon pieces 2-3
For garnish
dessicated/shredded coconut 2 tbsp
coriander leaves few sprigs chopped
thin nylon sev 1 tbsp(optional)


Method
-Clean ,wash and soak the poha for a minute, drain the water using a colander.Keep aside covered to retain the moisture.
-Heat the oil in a wok,splutter mustard seeds.
-Add the peanuts and fry them till lightly browned in the same oil.
-Add the curry leaves followed by chopped onion.
-Saute until translucent followed by green chillies.
-Add the turmeric powder,asafoetida & toss it well
-Add the drained poha /beaten rice to it.Add in salt.Combine well.
-Cover and cook for 5-6 mins on medium flame.
-Remove lid and garnish with chopped coriander leaves & shredded coconut.Keep covered until you serve.
-Serve with coconut chutney/mint chutney or a wedge of lemon or JLT  !!

NOTES
* You can add cumin seeds too to flavor it up along with mustard seeds.
* Adding green chillies is totally upto you depending on the spice required.

32 comments:

divya said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks just absolutely yummy!!

DivyaGCP said... Best Blogger Tips

Healthy and delicious snack.. Also perfect for light breakfast.. Love this..

Swathi Iyer said... Best Blogger Tips

Kande poha looks perfect and delicious Julie.

Kaveri Venkatesh said... Best Blogger Tips

One of my favorites Julie...Tempting me early in the morning..:) if you like fennel, try adding a little while tempering, it gives a wonderful flavor...

Sanoli Ghosh said... Best Blogger Tips

Mouthwatering poha dear. Love it anyday.

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Follow Foodie said... Best Blogger Tips

Love these ! Good one .
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Reshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

Can I have that plate.. a kind of food I love to munch on... it is tempting

Jemini said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious and a good breakfast.

Reshmi Mahesh said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy and quick breakfast...

Deeksha said... Best Blogger Tips

healthy and tasty upma. looks nice.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy snack!!! very colorful
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jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

Very tempting and easy one to have for breakfast

Sebeena Loyd said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this

Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips

who can say no this .. This is my lunch today.. I do it the same way
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suhaina aji said... Best Blogger Tips

love the colour.. perfectly done. its so good and filling to have for breakfast.

Priya Satheesh said... Best Blogger Tips

Very very healthy breakfast...

PT said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious..

Chitra said... Best Blogger Tips

i make lemon poha..this looks yumm..

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy dear...
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Meg's Delicious Adventures said... Best Blogger Tips

my fav breakfast...perfectly done Julie.
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Vineetha said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey ..finally visiting u after a long time...when I get time I might go through what i missed..Poha is my fav ,but havent made this since ages..

Az said... Best Blogger Tips

My all time fav.. love it!!

Swasthi said... Best Blogger Tips

very simple yet delicious and filling. looks perfect.

Lizy said... Best Blogger Tips

This reminds me so much of my dad..his favorite..

Neha said... Best Blogger Tips

My all time fav breakfast recipe...Love your version....

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Uma Ramanujam said... Best Blogger Tips

Whenever I feel hungry I prepare it immediately and enjoy. delicious pictures Julie..

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this breakfast,
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Very healthy and yummy.

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Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

Aval poha looks delicious. Looks fluffy and soft.

Sangeetha said... Best Blogger Tips

This is my all time fav, looks so yum n your platter makes me hungry now :)

Faseela Noushad said... Best Blogger Tips

a healthy breakfast....yummy

Pavithra R said... Best Blogger Tips

Any day favorite. Love them!!
My ex-roomy used to add boiled potatos and chopped capsicum to poha. It tasted good too!!