Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Hacchida Avlakki

This is fast and easy snack item. I learnt this from my mom and its loved by every family member. There is no much oil used and all raw vegetables are used, so its good for diet conscious people.

You Need To Have:

2 cups think poha/paper avlakki
1 tsp oil
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp black gram seeds
3-4 tsp ground nuts(or use as much as you want)
4-5 curry leaves
salt to taste
1 small cucmber
1 medium size tomato
1 medium size capsicum
2 tsp grated coconut
2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
2 green chilies
2 tsp lemon
1 tsp sugar


Heat 1 tsp oil in thick bottomed vessel and add black gram seeds and ground nuts to it. once they turn golden brown in color add mustard seeds , curry leaves to. once they start spluttering add salt and red chili powder to it and fry till raw smell disappears. Add poha and mix well so that it gets coated with red chili. Allow it come to room temperature.
Meanwhile wash all the vegetables and chop them finely and keep it aside.(see picture below)

Take masala poha and chopped veggies,coconut,coriander leaves in a mixing bowl. Add 2 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp sugar to it.

Mix well  (adjust salt, sugar and lemon juice as per taste).serve immediately.

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