Iron-rich green Pea Poha is an all-time favorite breakfast that is special in Maharashtra. Poha can be had anytime as a snack on the move, or for a tea-time. Fibre-rich green peas poha is a healthier alternative. Vitamin C of the lemon juice helps in the absorption of iron from the poha. Thus, you can get the most of the nutrients in it. With Green Pea Poha, you get both taste and health! Give it a try!
Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 7 mins Makes 4 servings
thick beaten rice (poha): 2 cups
oil: 2 tsp
asafoetida (hing): 1/2 tsp
finely chopped onions: 1/2 cup
mustard seeds ( rai / sarson): 1/2 tsp
boiled green peas: 1/2 cup
turmeric powder (haldi): 3/4 tsp
ginger-green chilli paste: 1 tsp
salt to taste
sugar: 1 tsp
milk: 1 tbsp
finely chopped coriander (dhania): 1 tbsp
lemon juice: 2 tsp
Take a broad non-stick pan, pour oil, heat and add the mustard seeds. Add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame, add onions and sauté on a medium flame.
Add green peas, salt, 2 tbsp of water and turmeric powder, mix well.
Cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, stirr occasionally. Take beaten rice in a sieve, hold under running water, drain excess water.
Add the drained beaten rice, lemon juice, ginger-green chilli paste, lemon juice, milk sugar and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, stirr occasionally.
Add the coriander, mix and keep for cooling.