Kaandha Poha (Maharashtrian Potato-Onion Beaten Rice)

“Kaandha Poha is a traditional Indian (Maharashtrian) snack or vegetarian main dish that has several variations. In some orthodox families, this is a breakfast speciality! Poha = beaten rice”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak poha in enough water to cover (NOT the 2 tablespoons of water) for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain and squeeze out excess water, working in batches of handfuls.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet and add the mustard seeds, Urad dal, turmeric, and slit green chili.
  4. When the mustard seeds start to sputter, add the onion and potato and saute for 5 minutes.
  5. Add salt and 2 tablespoons of water, and cover.
  6. After 5 minutes, uncover, add the poha and saute for another 5 minutes.
  7. Remove from flame add the lime juice and garnish with chopped coriander.
  8. Serve hot.

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