Sunday, January 22, 2012

Beaten Rice / Poha Cereal... a wholesome breakfast | Poha Recipes

I am always on the lookout or rather say "hunt" for easy and healthy breakfast recipes. We usually prefer oatmeal / sathu maavu kanji (a homemade protein powder... recipe coming soon) / wholewheat sandwiches to the regular dosas/idlis /aapams. So easy protein packed breakfast recipes are something that always fall under my search list.
I have adapted this recipe from my SIL, tweaked it by giving my own touches. SIL who is from Tenkasi, Tamilnadu prefers to have this as her boost-up snack. I have seen her eating poha soaked in sweetened milk whenever she feels hungry, says its best when compared to the fried snacks. And I agree to that. This recipe is kinda hybrid to hers.

~*What U Need*~
Poha / Beaten rice - 1 cup
Water - few sprinkles

Ripe Banana - 1
Walnuts, cashews, almonds - as needed
Dates - few
Dried figs - 1 or 2
Milk - 1 cup
Sugar/Honey - to taste(optional)

How I Made it:
Clean the poha. Sprinkle some water and mix well till all the granules are soaked well. Rest for half an hour.
Mix sugar with milk. I usually skip the sugar as the banana itself adds sweetness. When serving, place the poha in a bowl, top it with mashed banana, nuts, dates and figs. Add milk, allow to rest for 10 mins, give it a stir and then serve.

...wholesome and satisfying breakfast.

So thats it Folks...
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27 comments:

  1. I too love to have poha with milk. I add some scraped fresh coconut too.

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  2. protein filled healthy breafast for a healthy morning !!

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  3. healthy, simple and yummy breakfast..

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  4. nutritious recipe.....luvd the way u did it....superb

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  5. Sounds like a delicious alternative to normal oats for breakfast :)

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  6. Wow, such a healthy and yummy breakfast..loved it!

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  7. Very healthy and yummy breakfast.

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  8. Super tempting breakfast,definitely satisfying.

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  9. What a perfect , healthy way to start ur day! Must try! Bookmarked!

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  10. sooper yummy breakfast and nutritious filled with enticing delights.... Good one...

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  11. What a healthy way to start a day. Nice recipe

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  12. Thanks for stopping by Vimithaa!! This is a true wholesome breakfast, have lots of Poha in the Pantry, will use all of them now..

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  13. Very simple n delicious healthy breakfast idea!!

    Erivum Puliyum

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  14. that's a great idea to have healthy,yummy and filling breakfast...thanks for sharing!!

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  15. I love to have poha with milk. sometimes, I add grated/chopped coconut.

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  16. Thats a quick and healthy breakfast...

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  17. Delicious and healthy cereal. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
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  18. Healthy breakfast recipe...looks tempting and delicious.

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  19. Very healthy and yummy breakfast..

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