Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack
Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe is a Instant Poha Snack which is so easy to make and tastes delicious. It is a great travel food and you can have it as a snack with your evening cup of tea.
Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack is a delicious snack which can be a light meal when soaked in warm water. This is a kind of recipe that you can make in a jiffy , suitable for picnics and even students going to study abroad. You can simply soak this Poha mix with some warm water and it readily makes a light on the go meal in less than 10 minutes.
Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe is popular in the state of Karnataka. There are many varieties of Avalakki or rice flakes available in the market and to make the Instant Poha you need to use the thin variety of avalakki.
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- 1 kg Poha (Flattened rice) , (thin variety)
- 3 tablespoons Mustard seeds
- 2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 75 ml Peanut oil
- 4 tablespoons White Urad Dal (Split)
- 4 tablespoons Roasted Gram Dal (Pottukadalai)
- 1 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1/2 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
- Curry leaves , a small bunchful
- 50 Green Chillies , slit (adjust to taste depending on the pungency)
- 2-1/2 teaspoons Citric acid crystals , finely powdered
- Salt , to taste
How to make Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack
To begin making Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack, in a large kadai, heat oil, once the oil is hot, add mustards and allow to crackle.
Once it starts to crackle, add cumin seeds and now add the urad dal, chana dal and peanuts together and roast them on low heat until the dals become golden brown in colour.
Once done add hing, turmeric powder,curry leaves and green chillies. It's important to fry the curry leaves and green chillies until crispy on low heat as we need to completely eliminate any moisture.
Add 1/2 a teaspoon citric salt and some salt to the tadka and mix well.
Tip in the Poha add the remaining citric salt and salt to taste and combine well and turn off the heat. The poha just needs to thoroughly warm up and needs no cooking.
Cool Completely and store in an Airtight container and use as needed.
To use as a breakfast or travel food, In a bowl add 100 grams poha and about 200 ml Lukewarm water and keep it covered for 6-8 minutes and serve.
Instant Nimbe Avalakki Recipe - Instant Poha Snack is part of the Mother's Day Recipe Contest 2017
Stories of a Mindful Mouth! Gauravi Vinay is a finance graduate and an ex stock broker now a full time mum. She loves travelling and learning about new cultures. She derives massive inspiration to cook from her mum and grandma who are amazing cooks as well. In addition to her love for cooking, she has a huge interest in nutrition and aspires to go in that direction someday. Lastly she loves to experiment with healthy and local ingredients and make plant based food fun and exciting.