Saturday, September 21, 2013

Thick Poha Salad / Flattened Rice and vegetable Salad

Poha salad is Absolutely delicious and scrumptious recipe which is somewhat similar to Gopal Kala prepared on the festival of Janmashtami (Lord Krishna's Birthday). Gopalkala is made with Poha (beaten rice), curd, green chilies, cucumber, freshly grated coconut and mild spices.
This Poha Salad is healthy, nutritious, appetizing and filling dish prepared by soaking poha in coconut water, spiced with green chilies and ginger, added vegetables, few spices and lime juice.

  • 1 cup thick Poha  (flattened / beaten rice )
  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1 small bell pepper / Capsicum(red/green/yellow)
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 10-12 Indian Ivy gourd / Tindora
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 boiled green peas
  • 1/2 cup fresh Pomegranate arils
  • 2 tablespoon coriander chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green chili
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1-2 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black salt

1) Soak Poha in Coconut water for 10 minutes
2) Chop finely yellow bell pepper, tomatoes, ivy ground and cucumber. 
3) Now add chopped vegetables, green peas, pomegranate arils, chopped green chili, grated ginger,
    lime juice, salt, black pepper, black salt and sugar into the soaked poha.
4) Mix well and Chill for an hour. Ready to serve.
Notes: You can do the variations with the vegetables as per your need.

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