Morning Rice Flakes Breakfast


This is a wonderful morning food, slightly sweet, soft textured,easy to digest.Serve for breakfast or as a comforting snack anytime.To serve as a light lunch, accompany with a fresh green vegetable dish or fresh chutney.



Source:-Mangoes and curry leaves cookbook.

Ingredients:-

Rice Flakes(Poha):- 2 Cups
Oil:- 3 Tbsp
Mustard seeds;- 1/2 Tsp
Fennel Seeds:- 1 Tsp
Cumin seeds;- 1/2 Tsp
Minced Onion:- 1/2 Cup
Turmeric;- 1/4 tsp
Green Chillies (seeded and chopped):- 1 (optional)
Water:- 1/4 Cup
Salt as per taste
Sugar:- 2 Tsp
1/4 cup or more coarsely chopped coriander leaves

Procedure:-

1) Place the rice flakes in a bowl, cover with cold water, and swirl around with your hand, then drain. Repeat two more times. Place the rice flakes in a sieve to drain, and set aside.

2)Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat, when hot add the mustard seeds, when they have finished popping about 20 seconds, add the fennel and cumin seeds.

3)Add the onion, stir well to coat the oil, lower the heat and cook for 2-3 minutes.

4)Add the turmeric and chillies (if using ) and cook for 5 more minutes.

5)Add the rice flakes and cook for a minute, turning & stirring, then add the water.Stir fry for 2 -3 minutes.Press the flakes against the pan, then lift and turn them & press again, so they cook while staying separated.

6)Lower the heat little more , cover and let cook for 1 minute. The rice should be cooked through and tender.

7)Add the salt and sugar and stir-fry for another minute.Remove from the heat and mound on a platter.Top with plenty of coriander leaves.

Enjoy:)



21 comments:

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

wow rice flakes breakfast looks so inviting and delicious !!

Torviewtoronto said...

we make similar delicious breakfast

Vimitha Anand said...

Healthy and filling morning breakfast.

divya said...

looks very tempting healthy upma..... Slurp :)

Sunanda said...

wow..they look fantastic..will make for a great homemade breakfast!

Vidhya said...

This look so comforting and delicious.

Sneha Benny said...

Healthy dish. I love the color.

aipi said...

A bowl full of comfort n nutrition-love it so much!

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SouthindianHome said...

Looks so inviting and delicious

Raji said...

I love poha in my breakfast..looks awesome.

jeyashrisuresh said...

perfectly made poha. adding sugar sound new to me

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks perfect and delicious dear :)

kaveri said...

A healthy and delicious breakfast

Priya said...

Simply inviting..love it..

Kitchen Flavours said...

Simple and yum....

Priti said...

Poha looks so gud ...love this one

Kalpana Sareesh said...

perfect n yummm

Prathima Rao said...

A perfect dish to start the day with :)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Nisha said...

Yummy :)

Swathi said...

Poha looks awesome delicious.Love the that click.

Anonymous said...

sounds and looks like what I had in Gujarati last year..Can't wait to try it out..

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