February 21, 2013

Poha / Aval Pakoras

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Poha (Hindi) / Aval (Tamil) / Avalakki (Kannada) is generally a part of the breakfast menu. Simple,delicious and a  healthy breakfast.

Here is another yummy dish made using poha.. Enjoyed by one and all.A perfect starter or an evening snack with a cup of piping hot Filter Coffee or Masala Chaai

Try and enjoy too...

Poha Pakoras  / Aval Pakoras


1 cup poha
1 potato grated
1/2 onion finely chopped
2 tbsp chick peas flour/besan
1tbsp rice flour
2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp haldi /turmeric powder
pinch of asafoetida / hing
salt to taste
finely chopped corriander/kothmir/cilantro (optional)
finely chopped mint leaves/pudina  (optional)
oil for frying


  • Wash and then soak the poha for about 15 mins
  • Add all the above ingredients except oil along with the poha and mix them nicely to bind all the ingredients well.
  • Sprinkle some water to bind the mixture.
  • Heat the oil in the frying pan.
  • When the oil has been heated to the right temperature,take small balls from the mixture and drop the into the oil.
  • Fry until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney or tomato sauce.

1 comment:

  1. I tried Aval Pakoras in the eve,, it came out very gud :) Thank you!!!


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