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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tomato Poha-Thakkali Aval Recipe-Easy Breakfast-Dinner Recipe

Tomato poha is made with flattened rice, tomatoes and spices. This can be had for breakfast, dinner or even as an evening snack with tea. This dish does not need much ingredients and can be made in just 15-20 minutes. Today let us see how to make this quick and easy tomato poha following our easy recipe with step wise pictures and video.

Tomato Poha-Thakkali Aval

Tomato Poha-Thakkali Aval

Tomato Poha-Thakkali Aval

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 15 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategoryQuick Breakfast-Aval-Poha
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Flattened rice/Poha/aval - 1 cup
   Onion - 2 medium size or 1 big
   Green Chilli - 1 finely chopped
   Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
   Tomato - 3 big ripe ones
   Salt to taste

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
   Coriander powder - 1 tsp

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 2 tbsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
   Hing -a generous pinch
   Red chilli - 2
   Curry leaves - a sprig

   For Garnishing

   Coriander leaves


Chop onion, tomatoes and green chillies and keep it ready.

There are two varieties of poha/aval. One is the thick variety and another is the thin variety. You can use any poha for this recipe. I have used thick red poha for this recipe. It is made from red rice.

For thin poha - Wash and rinse poha 3 times and then drain it in a colander. No need to soak.

For thick poha - Wash and rinse poha 2 times and then soak it for 2 minutes. Then drain the water in a colander. After few minutes, fluff it with a fork and keep it ready.

how to prepare poha


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing and red chillies.

how to prepare tomato poha

When mustard and cumin seeds sizzles, add chopped onions, green chilli and curry leaves.

easy poha recipe

Saute until onions turn transparent. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.

how to make tomato poha

Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt needed.

Cook until tomatoes become mushy and the rawness of the tomato goes.

thakkali aval recipe

Now add the drained poha and mix well. Check for salt. Add if needed.

Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy hot tomato poha for breakfast or dinner or as a snack.

tomato poha recipe

If you are a poha/aval lover, find more Easy Poha Recipes.

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1 comment:

  1. It was very delicious!!!!

    Thank u for sharing the recipe.


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