Saturday, January 6, 2018

Easy Avalakki

Avalakki/Poha/Aval is a handy ingredients and you can do varieties of dishes. I have tried this easy avalakki and it is nice to have it at any time of the day.

I have used very simple ingredients like Avalakki (organic and brown/not removed the husk completely or unpolished). Ground nuts, green chilly and little coconut.
It is an easy dish and goes well with a cup of coffee/tea/juice or it can be eaten with curd.
It is good to take for travel too.
Let us see the recipe now :

Things Needed :

Avalakki/Poha/Aval : Thin variety : 2 Cups
Green chilly : 1
Roasted chenna/Hurikadale : 1 Tablespoon
Ground Nuts : 2 to 3 Tablespoons
Coconut Oil : 1 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Teaspoon
Urid dal : 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt : As required
Coconut /Dry coconut/Copra : 2 to 3 Tablespoons

Method : 

1. Clean avalakki and keep it aside.
2. Grate coconut and keep it aside.
3. Wash curry leaves and green chilly , cut into small and keep it aside.
4. Now keep a pan on the fire and heat. Add oil, mustard seeds and urid dal.
5. Let mustard seeds splutter. Add curry leaves and cut green chilly. Fry for a while.
6. Add ground nuts and fry till they turn golden brown. Add roasted chenna and stir once, add avalakki fry for 1 minute.

7. Put off the gas, add required salt and let the fried avalakki stay in pan till it turns cool.

8. Add grated fresh coconut once avalakki is cool and serve with a cup of coffee/tea.

Note : 

You can add little sugar or jaggery while frying avalakki. You can also add a pinch of turmeric powder to the mixture. Adding any other spice like chat masala, garam masala powder or mango powder is optional. You can also add cut onions while serving. (Optional). You can add cut dry coconut if you using this avalakki for travelling.
Time 10 Minutes
Serves : 2 to 3
Tip :Drying avalakki in sun for 1 to 2 days will help the avalakki to stay without any worms or insects.

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