Gojju Avalakki is nothing but flattened rice mixed with a tangy mixture of spice powders and seasoned with crunchy peanuts and curry leaves. Makes a brilliant after school snack, a quick breakfast and even a light dinner. And its super duper easy to whip up. I hope you all give it a shot.What s more, there s no chopping involved. Woot..woot.
Recipe For Gojju Avalakki
(Flattened Rice flavored in a tangy sauce and seasoned.)
Prep Time: Under 10 mins
Cook Time: Under 5 mins
Serves 2 to 3
What You Need?
Flattened rice or poha or aval 1.5 c
Tamarind paste 1 tbsp
Sambar powder 2 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Jaggery grated 1 tbsp
Peanuts a fistful
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal or black gram 1 tsp
Channa dal or bengal gram 1 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Hing a large pinch
Dry red chilies 5 to 6
Oil 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves chopped 2 tbsp
Grated fresh coconut 2 tbsp
How To Make It?
Coarsely powder the flattened rice in a blender for not more than 30 secs. Your powder must resemble moriyo or semolina.
Once done, wash the powder well under running water and set aside.
In a small mixing bowl, combine the turmeric, sambar powder, tamarind paste, jaggery and salt with ⅛ cup of water and mix well.
Add this mixture to the washed flattened rice and mix well.
Let this mixture rest for 5 to 7 mins
Now, heat oil in a pan and pop the mustard.
Add the dals, curry leaves and the peanuts next along with the hing.
Once the peanuts and the dals turn a light golden brown, switch off the flame.
Add the flattened rice to this peanut mixture and combine well.
Check for seasoning and adjust if required.
Garnish with coconut and coriander leaves.
Serve hot with a cup of fresh curds. And thank you all for being there for me and liking Tomato Blues on Face Book. Its 250 likes today and i m truly overwhelmed. Thank you all a million.
Awesome Thanks Anusha.
Awesome recipe, thanks Anusha for sharing this..
Love it simply, our good old puli aval. I love my mom's sweet version though that the savory.
Shama Nagarajan says
delicious dear…Join me in Fast Food – Poha event.
Hey Priya, where did you buy your turmeric with <a href="http://organicindia.mercola.com/herbal-supplements/turmeric.aspx" rel="nofollow">curcumin</a> powder and poha? Wanna try this recipe tonight. Hopefully I could buy all the ingredients.
Yummyyyyy nice pics too
Veena Theagarajan says
looks so interesting.. I am big Poha fan.. Priya I never head of wheat poha also :-)<br />http://great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com
Poha looks delicious..love to eat this for breakfast.
Priya R says
Looks so good, would love to try this at home, can i use wheat poha???
Yes Priya, you can use that. It will come out well. coz., I have done that.