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Friday, 25 March 2016

Poha Namkeen

Poha Namkeen is tasty and can also be easily prepared at home. Make Poha Chivda Namkeen and store, you can eat it anytime with tea or give it to your kids if they are a little hungry, they will surely love it.

Fried Poha Namkeen is made in two ways-

1. You can deep fry the Namkeen, if you want to make Namkeen by frying Poha then it is better to use fat grains of Poha.

2. You can also shallow fry Poha and prepare the Namkeen, you should use thin grains of Poha for this.


     Ingredients-


·         200 grams(2cup) Poha / Chivda
·         ½ cup peanuts (Groundnuts)
·         Dry Coconut - 2 inch long piece (cut into thin strips)
·         Salt - add to taste
·         ½ tbspn Black Pepper powder
·         ½ tbspn Chat masala
·         Oil - 100 grams (1/2 cup)for frying


Method-

Pour oil in a frying pan(kadhai) and heat, put almost half of the Poha in hot oil, lower the flame. Stir fry Poha till they double in size but their color remains the same. Take out fried Poha and keep them in a strainer to remove excess oil. Similarly fry the remaining Poha.

Now put the coconut pieces in the same oil and fry till they turn light brown then take them out. Fry groundnuts in remaining oil till they turn brown.

Heat 1 tbsp oil in the pan, roast curry leaves, and then turn off the gas. Add black pepper, salt and Chat masala. Put fried Poha, coconut, ground nuts together in a bowl and mix all these ingredients well. 
Poha Namkeen is ready. 
Serve with tea.

After Poha Chivda Namkeen cools off completely fill it in an air-tight container and eat for 2 months.




 
Poha Namkeen