Mung Sprouts Poha/ Flattened rice with Green gram sprouts

  • 1 C Poha or flattened Rice. 
  • 1/2 C Sprouted Green Gram or Mung. 
  • 1/4 C Peanuts.
  •  1/2 Fresh lime
  • 1 Medium Onion , chopped. 
  • 1 Green chilli,chopped.
  •  5-6 Curry leaves. 
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds. 
  • 1-2 tbsps Refined oil.
  •  1/2 tsp Turmeric powder. 
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Fresh coriander ,chopped( optional)
  • Wash the flattened Rice in a big strainer making sure not to wash it too much as the rice tends to break and let the water drain out.
  • Add salt and lime juice to it and keep aside. 
  • Steam the sprouts in a microwave for 2 mins.
  •  In a pan or wok heat the oil,add the peanuts and fry them till done,when they start crackling add mustard seeds and curry leaves and let them splutter. 
  • Add the chopped onions and chillies and fry till transparent, now add the sprouts and turmeric and sauté for a minute. 
  • Lastly add the poha or flattened rice on low flame and mix till the turmeric gets incorporated properly and the poha looks yellow uniformly.
  •  Add the coriander and cover it and switch off the flame. Uncover after 2 minutes and serve. 
                                                                                                                         By Saswati Hota(contest entry) 

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