• Thick poha or beaten rice 1 Cup
  • Sambhar powder 2 tTsp
  • Jaggery 1 tsp
  • Tamarind water 1/4 cup
  • Water 3/4 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1 tsp
  • Oil
  • Mustard 1 tsp
  • Split urad dal 1/2 tsp
  • Peanuts 1 tbsp
  • Shredded coconut 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves
  1. Powder the poha similar to a  rava texture.
  2. Mix sambhar powder, salt, jaggery into the coarse ground poha.
  3. Add tamarind juice, oil and water over the mixture and let rest for 30 minutes.
  4. Add oil to kadai,  temper with mustard seeds,  urad dal, peanuts, curry leaves and shredded coconut and fry .
  5. Add the Poha mixture and cook until done.

About Gayathri:

Gayathri, currently in Bangalore is a native of Tirupur. She has been cooking for the past 10 years and loves to cook and explore many native recipes. Her facebook page is Gayathri Kitchen

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