Aval Upma / Maharashtrian Poha

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Aval Upma / Poha

Photo Courtesy: Aarthi (my sister)

I have 2 variations of poha recipe. One is from my grandma / aunt and the other from my sister and bro-in-law.

Variation 1:
This recipe is from Aarthi & Rajesh (sister, bro-in-law)

Ingredients:
Thick Aval/ Poha 2 cups
1/2 tsp jeera seeds
1 onion finely chopped
1 potato steam cooked and partly mashed
salt to taste
oil -3 tsp
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
3-4 slit green chillies
1 tbsp coarsely broken peanuts
Juice of 1 lime
Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing


Soak poha in very little water for about 5 minutes. Keep aside.
Add oil in a kadai, splutter jeera seeds and coarsely broken peanuts.
When golden brown, add green chillies and onions. Fry till golden brown.
Stir in the precooked potato. Add salt, turmeric. Mix evenly.
Add the soaked poha. Simmer for 10 minutes. Put off the stove and squeeze out the juice of 1 lime and mix evenly. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Variation 2: (Re posted)

I got this recipe from my Kamala paati and aunt Mythili. It is the Maharashtrian style poha. I posted this recipe a month ago. Thought I could add this along with the new post....

Ingredients:
Aval/ Poha 2 cups
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 onion finely chopped
1 potato steam cooked and partly mashed
salt to taste
oil -3 tsp
turmeric 1/4 tsp
3-4 slit green chillies
5 tsp grated coconut
juice of 1 lime
1 tsp sugar
Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

Soak poha in water for about 5 minutes. Drain the excess water. Keep aside. Add oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds. Add green chillies and onions. Fry till golden brown. Stir in the precooked potato. Add salt, turmeric. Mix evenly. Add the soaked poha. Add coconut gratings and stir well. Add sugar and simmer for 10 minutes. Put off the stove and squeeze out the juice of 1 lime and mix evenly. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Calorie per serving: 360 cal. Courtesy: http://caloriecount.about.com/



This recipe goes to 15 minute cooking event hosted by Mahimaa



My friend Karthikeyan tried this recipe and sent his aval upma pic...Great na!!!

22 comments:

Priyameena said...

My favorite..you prepared it in a mouthwatering way..

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

yummy aval upma.. my fav. thanks for sending priya.

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

I love this upma but know what I cant serve this to my man he hates this :( I can only relish these over the pics...

rads said...

I love avalakki upma...its soo yummy...liked your favicon...

aarthi said...

Thank U Mahimaa and Priyameena

aarthi said...

ha ha.. thanks Ramya and Rads!!

Priya said...

Looks delicious!

aarthi said...

thanx priya!

Le @HC said...

Nice color.. Coconut in aval upma.. Yummy..

Tina said...

yummy upma...

Aarthi said...

Thank u le!

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely healthy one dear

Chitra said...

we usually make it with lemon juice, this is new to me..will try it out soon:)

munchcrunchandsuch said...

Oh i love poha.I used to have it for bfast every single day When I was in Pune.Such a simple dish and one can make it in a jiffy.I also add some groundnuts.Basically fry them .I love it.

Ann said...

totally yum! and always in my fav list :) looks yummy

Pavithra said...

yummy dear.. I always make poha becos we like it very much seeing ur making me to grab the plate .. good click by ur sister and

Aarthi said...

Thank u Tina, Shama, Chitra, Munch, Ann and Pavithra.. Yeah its a simple dish..very easy to make. Hope u all like it!

Vrinda said...

My fav breakfast...

Aarthi said...

I like it too Vrinda!

Karthikeyan said...

Its tastes great i tried.

Karthikeyan said...

It taste great i tried.

Aarthi said...

Thanx karthikeyan.. pic semma super!! Thanx for sending!

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