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red aval upma recipe

vegetable red poha recipe with fried potatoes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 3/4 cup grated potatoes
  • 1.5 cups oil - for deep frying potatoes
  • 1 cup red poha
  • 2 tsp oil - for cooking
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 3/4 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 1/8 cup peanuts
  • 2 nos green chilli
  • 2 nos red chillies
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 1 medium onion - chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp chopepd carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped capsicum
  • 1/4 cup grated cabbages
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder


  • soak the grated potatoes in water with salt for 10 minutes. after 10 minutes squeeze and fry in hot oil until crisp. 
  • take a bowl full of water and immerse a strainer in it. add 1 cup poha in it and wash it well with hands until soft. strain and keep it aside. 
  • heat oil, pop in mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, peanuts and fry till slightly brown
  • add chopped onions, red chilli, green chilli, curry leaves, carrots, capsicum, cabbages and fry till it is cooked but crunchy.
  • add salt and fry till cooked. now add chopped coriander leaves, prepared poha, turmeric powder, salt to taste, fried potatoes and mix well. 
  • serve with lemon, fried potatoes and chopped coriander leaves.