Red Rice Kanda Poha, Red Rice Poha Recipe or Red Poha Upma is a healthy and delicious breakfast option made using red poha and is very easy to make as well.
Wash the poha and soak in enough water till it softens. ( Be careful at this step so that Poha doesn't become soggy )
Drain the poha in a colander and let the excess water drain nicely.
Heat oil for frying potatoes in a pan.
When the oil is hot, add potatoes and fry on high heat till golden brown and crunchy from outside.
Add peanuts in the hot oil and fry till slightly browned.
Remove the peanuts in a plate.
Transfer the oil in a container for later use.
Add 2 tbsp oil in a pan.
When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Let the mustard splatter for a few seconds.
Add green chilies and onion and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add tomatoes and fry for a minute.
Now add salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice, sugar, potato, peanuts and poha and mix well.
Cook 2-3 minutes on low heat.
Add fresh coriander and mix well.
You can skip frying the potatoes and use boiled ones instead.