Halwai February 14, 2019

Ingredients:

• 2 cups – Poha (beaten rice)
• 1 cup – Spinach
• 2 tbsp – oil
• 3 pinches – Sugar
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1 pinch – Asafoetida
• 1 – dried chilli
• A few Curry leaves
• 1/4 tsp – mustard

Method:

  1. Clean and wash poha in a strainer. Keep aside after all the water has been drained .
  2. Heat oil and add asafoetida, dried chilli, mustard and curry leaves.
  3. Allow the mustard to splutter. Mix in the poha and stir on reduced heat.
  4. Add sugar, salt, turmeric and continue to stir for about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Mix in chopped spinach leaves and stir gently.
  6. Cook for another minute.
  7. Serve hot so that spinach does not lose colour.

Recipe courtesy of Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy