Curd Poha, also known as Dahi Poha or Gopalkala, is a popular breakfast dish in Maharashtra, India. It is made with flattened rice (poha) and yogurt (curd) and is typically served with a garnish of fresh cilantro, grated coconut, and a variety of Indian spices. Here is a recipe for making Curd Poha:
- 2 cups thick flattened rice (poha)
- 2 cups curd/yogurt
- 1/4 cup grated coconut
- 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
- 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2-3 green chilies, chopped
- 1 tsp sugar
- 2 tbsp oil
- Salt, to taste
- Soak the poha in water for 5 minutes, then drain and set aside.
- In a bowl, mix the curd, sugar, and salt to taste.
- Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splutter.
- Add the green chilies, onions, and tomatoes and sauté until the onions turn translucent.
- Add the soaked poha and mix well.
- Pour in the curd mixture and mix well.
- Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the poha is well coated in the curd mixture.
- Garnish with grated coconut and chopped cilantro.
- Serve hot and enjoy your Dahi Poha with a cup of tea or coffee.
Note: You can adjust the amount of yogurt and sugar to suit your taste.