Here is a quick fix breakfast recipe which you can prepare in a jiffy with minimum and easily available ingredients. I find many mothers resorting to 2 minutes instant food for breakfast due to lack of time. This aval recipe can also be prepared in just a few minutes time and is very healthy, delicious and filling. Great for working folks, bachelors and busy women.
How to make Aval Upma
Prep time - under 5 mins
Cook time - under 10 mins
Aval (flattened rice)- 1 cup
Onion - 1
Green chilli -1 finely chopped
Ginger - 1/2 tsp finely chopped
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Roasted peanuts - 2 tbsp
Lemon juice - 1/2 tsp
Oil -1 tbsp
For the seasoning
Mustard - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds/jeera - 3/4 tsp
Hing - pinch
Red chillies -1
Curry leaves - few
Grated coconut - 1 tbsp (optional)
Finely chopped coriander leaves
Wash poha 2 times and drain it in a colander.Let it sit for 10 minutes.
Dry roast peanuts and keep it aside. Skip this step if you are using roasted peanuts.
Heat a tbsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add jeera, hing, red chilli and curry leaves.
Then add finely chopped onions, ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt. ( you can add salt required for the aval also now)
Saute till onions turn pink.
Then add poha/aval, roasted peanuts and mix well.Cook for 2-3 seconds and remove from flame.
Squeeze a few drops of lemon juice and mix well.
Garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.
More Aval Recipes
Aloo Poha You can do this with left over potato curry also.
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