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Nagpur style Poha Tarri

  • How to make poha tarri:
             If you guys visit Nagpur & happen to go out in the morning looking for some
             breakfast options. The poha tarri is the best pick. The poha tarri is very famous.
             Some vendors make the chole (kabul chana) or black gram pulse or green/hirawa
             vatana. I like this poha tarri very much the hot curry spicy curry on the poha is 
             really devouring. Heres' an attempt to recreate it. 

  • Ingredients:
          1. Green Vatana (1-2 small bowl peas pulse-soaked overnight)
          2. Oil (1 tblspn)
          3. Onion (1 no chopped)
          4. Tomato (1 no chopped)
          5. Curry leaves
          6. Red chilli powder
          7. Salt to taste
          8. Varhadi masala/Garam masala
          9. Coriander leaves
         10. Sev
         11. Small onion (1 no chopped)
         12. For poha recipe see link Aloo Poha
         13. Mustard seeds
         14. Cumin seeds
         15. Turmeric powder
         16. Garlic-ginger paste/Wet masala

  • Preparation & Cooking:
          1. Wash clean & pressure cook the green vatana.
          2. Heat oil in a wok. Add mustard & cumin seeds.
          3. Add the curry leaves,chopped onion & saute for 2-3 mins.
          4. Add the garlic-ginger paste & saute for 2 mins.
          5. Add the turmeric powder & red chilli powder & saute till the red chilli 
              powder turns little dark.
          6. Add varhadi/garam masala & chopped tomato. Saute for 2-3 mins.
          7. Add salt to taste & add the cooked green vatana.
          8. Add one to one & half cup water & cook for 5-10 mins.
          9. Place the aloo poha on the plate. First add the rasa/curry water over the poha
         10. Add a small layer of green vatana.
         11. Garnish with some sev,chopped onion & coriander leaves.
         12. Serve the pha this way with a small bowl of green vatana curry.

  • Serves: Three.

             Enjoy this spicy breakfast on a nice spicy weekend. Tell us how you like it.
             Share your comments. Also you can share your recipes.

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