Thursday, May 7, 2009

Avalakki Vaggarane

Avallaki also known as poha/pressed rice can be used for breakfast. This is good and easy to make. This recipe is known as avalakki vaggarane in kannada.

Thick Rice flakes(Avalakki/Poha/pressed rice) - 2 cups
Onion - 1/2 no
Carrot - 1
Salt - As reqd
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - A few
Cut Green Chillies - 3 nos
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Freshly grated coconut - 3 tbsp
Lemon juice - A little
Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
Putani Pudi(split dalia powder) - 1 tbsp (optional)

Preparation Method:
Take thick poha, wash it twice (like rice)and drain water.
Add about 3/4 cup of water to soak and keep aside for 8-10 minutes. After soaking, poha will become soft and dry.
Add salt and putani pudi, mix it and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add the mustard seeds. After they splitter add curry leaves.
Add cut onions and and carrot.
Fry till they become soft.
Add turmeric powder.
Now add poha to it and mix well.
Finally, add grated coconut and squeeze a little bit of lemon juice on it. Mix well.
Keep till poha gets warm.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

You can serve avalakki vaggarane with lemon pickle and curds.



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