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Tomato Poha

By: Sangeeta Menon of

Poha cooked in tamatoes and pataatoes

Filed in Side Dishes

Serves 2 people

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I wil be very frank . This is my MIL's recipe


  • 2 large Onions
  • 1 large pataoes
  • 2 tamatoes
  • 2-3 green chillis
  • 1 small bunch of coriander leaves
  • 250 gms poha,
  • 1 small spoon chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 lemon


  1. Cut onions, patatoes, green chilli into fine pieces and fry in 3 table spoon of oil.
  2. Stir for 2 minutes and add red chilli powder.
  3. Stir some more for 1 minute
  4. Add finely chopped tamatoes in the pan and stir till the gravy is free of all water.
  5. Add poha( which had been soaked in water for 2- 3 minutes and drained) )
  6. Add salt and coriander( fienly chopped) and mix on low flame.
  7. Close the pan for abt 2 minutes on low flame
  8. open the lid.. add a dash of lemon as per your taste mix and serve
  9. Please note that this dish cannot be kept for long since the lemon can make it bitter

Latest Comments

By Saffron on 12/27/2006 9:01:00 AM

Thank you.

By Saffron on 12/24/2006 11:52:00 AM

Please note that the picture that appears in this recipe is a copyrighted image. The original picture is part of a recipe at http://saffronhut.blogspot.com/2006/04/humble-offering-poha.html


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