Batata poha recipe - Gujarati breakfast thali

by Amrita

How to make Gujarati batata poha

List of ingredients and the quantity

Poha - 2 cups - Beaten rice flakes
Potato 1 small,cubed
chop half an onion
2/3 green chilies
ginger grated - 1/2 tsp
peanuts - handful
sugar - 2 tsp
curry leaf - 10/12
lemon juice - 1 tsp
1/2 tsp - hing
turmeric powder - 1 tsp
red chili - 1 tsp
cumin seeds - 1 tsp
coriander leaves chopped
sesame seeds 1 tsp - optional
coconut - optional

Preparation to do before cooking

Start by washing the poha,allow to drain.Also cube the potato and soak in water until cooking.

Step by step cooking instructions

Temper ghee or oil with cumin,curry leaf,green chili,hing,ginger
Add in the peanuts,saute for 1 min
Add the onions,salt,turmeric,red chili,sugar and cook till soft.
Now add in the cubed potato and cook till soft,
once the potato is cooked gently mix in the poha saute for 2/3 min.
Cook covered for 2 min so everything gets well combined and it cooks in the steam.
After opening the lid,add in the lemon juice and sesame seeds.

Serving suggestions

Garnish with coconut and coriander leaves and now your done.

I serve this in a platter along with sev,white dhokla and sliced mango for a heavy week end breakfast.

What variations can you make with this recipe?

You can add a mix of other veggies to this along with potato and also add in tomato along with the onion.

Why do you or your family like this recipe?

This is an easy recipe.

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Jul 23, 2012
Very nice
by: Namita

In my house, we love to have batata poha. The gujarathi breakfast thali looks very attractive.

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