Poha Khichu ( Microwave Recipe)

Poha Khichu ( Microwave Recipe)

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A variation of the favourite gujarati delicacy made with rice flour. The khichu is traditionally eaten with sesame oil but you may use any other refined oil as well if you so desire.

Poha Khichu ( Microwave Recipe) recipe - How to make Poha Khichu ( Microwave Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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2 cups beaten rice (poha) (patla poha)
1 cup water
a pinch of baking soda (optional)
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 slit green chilli , chopped
1 tsp sesame (til) oil
1 tsp chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

To Serve
1 tsp sesame (til) oil
1/2 tsp chilli powder

    Main procedure
  1. Grind the poha in a blender till it resembles bread crumbs. Keep aside.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl, combine the water, soda bi-carb, cumin seed powder and salt and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the oil, chilli powder, green chilli, and the ground poha and mix well using a whisk, so that no lumps remain.
  4. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the coriander and mix well.
  6. Serve hot drizzled with the sesame oil and chilli powder.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy230 cal
Protein4 g
Carbohydrates46.4 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat3.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.8 mg