Saturday, March 22, 2014

Flatten Rice/Poha/Aval -2 Cups
Oil -2 teaspoon
Peanuts -3 table spoon
Broken bengal gram/pottukadalai-2 tsp
Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon
Chilly powder -1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Salt -1/2 teaspoon

Toasting Poha/Aval
In Microwave
Spread the poha/aval in a microwave safe plate and cook for 1 minute then stir the poha,if it is crispy then remove from the microwave else cook for 1 more minute.Mostly they get crispy in 2 minutes.
In Pan
Heat the pan and add the poha/aval and stir it continuously for 3 minutes or until it gets crispy
Heat oil in a pan,add the curry leaves and fry it .Add the broken bengal gram
and roasted peanuts and fry them.
Now add the turmeric powder,chilly powder,salt and stir it,now add the toasted poha/aval and mix well .Remove from heat and enjoy the healthy,crispy and quick snack.

We can also add cashew nuts,it makes the snack more rich in taste.
Cool them and store in a air tight container and they remain good for 10 days.
Don't over fry the poha.


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