Chooda

Payaswini's Recipes





Ingredients:
4 cups thin poha (avalakki)
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1 cup peanuts
1/4 cup cashewnuts
1/2 cup whole split peas (hurgadle / puttani)
1/4 cup copra pieces (kobbari)
5-6 red chillies, crushed
1 tsp. red chilli powder
1 tbsp. sugar
10-12 curry leaves
1 tsp. turmeric powder
1/2 tsp. asafoetida
Salt to tate
2-3 tbsp. oil

Method:
First heat the frying pan, add poha and fry on low heat till it becomes crispy. Set aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, after it splutters, add peanuts, cashews and
fry till it becomes light brown, then add red chillies, split peas, coconut pieces and fry for a while.
Add curry leaves, turmeric powder, chilli powder, asafoetida, sugar, salt and
mix well for 2 minutes.
Remove from the heat.
Then add the poha to it and mix well.

Store in an airtight container when cool.