Tarri poha/chana poha


Tarri poha was something really new to me when I shifted to Nagpur,all this while I knew about kanda poha which is quite famous in Mumbai ,initially eating tarri poha did not make me feel excited, but once I tried tarri poha from a local vendor it did taste amazing. A healthy and wholesome snack for any local nagpurian.

What Vada pav is for mumbaikers,same tarri poha is for nagpurites.

What is Tarri?

Tarri is basically a gravy,here it is full of oil and red chilli powder. Served with poha.

So,let’s start cooking…

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Tarri poha

Tarri poha

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups mota poha
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon rai/mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon jeera/cumin
  • 1/2 cup groundnut
  • Some curry leaves
  • 100 gram oil
  • 1/2 haldi powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoon sugar
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

For Tarri

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup black chana/desi chana soaked overnight
  • 2 tablespoon kashmiri lal mirch
  • Salt as per taste
  • Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon haldi powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon amchur powder

Method:

  • First we will make chana
  • Take a pressure cooker and cook chana for 4 to 5 whistles, let it cool down,remove it in another bowl
  • In the same cooker pour oil
  • Add rai n jeera let it splatter
  • Add curry leaves,salt
  • Now add haldi powder,coriander powder
  • Saute it
  • If it starts to burn add little water
  • Now add kashmiri lal mirch powder,amchur powder
  • Mix it well
  • Add water and chana
  • Mix it well
  • Close the lid and pressure cook it for 2 minutes more.
  • Tarri is ready.

For making poha

  • Wash poha in a colander and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a kadhai
  • Add in rai let it splatter
  • Add chopped onions and green chillies
  • Saute till soft
  • Add groundnut and curry leaves, with haldi and salt
  • Add sugar and lemon juice
  • Cook for a minute
  • Add in the poha and mix it really well
  • Cover and cook for 1 minute
  • Open the lid garnish with chopped coriander leaves

How to serve Tarri Poha-

Take a plate spread poha and top it with chana gravy/tarri.if you wish you can add chopped tomatoes and sev also.Serve them hot with adrak ki chai.

Kashmiri red chilli is used for the red colour and less spiciness,you can adjust spices according your taste.

Tarri poha Nagpuri style is ready enjoy them hot.untill then keep exploring…..

Kanda poha/Poha/How to make poha/flatten rice


There are many variations of poha one of them being kanda poha,a very famous snack from Maharashtra..completely wholesome..a power breakfast for all, enjoy it with chai.Kanda poha means more of onions used in poha…so here’s my way of making..

Lets get the recipe ….

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup poha
  • 3/4 cup onions finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon jeera(cumin)
  • 1/2 tablespoon haldi powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 3 to 4 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon salt or as per taste
  • 2 tablespoon groundnut roasted
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 sugar
  • 2 tablespoon oil

Method

  • Firstly take a strainer put poha and wash in under running water
  • Leave it in the strainer for 2 minutes
  • Heat kadai pour oil with jeera and green chillies, saute it till chillies turn dark
  • Add in onions and saute till done add in groundnut with haldi powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and salt
  • Let it cook
  • Add sugar and lemon juice,curry leaves
  • Add in poha and mix it well
  • So that all the spices are mixed well
  • Garnish with coriander leaves or sev
  • Serve it with hot chai

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