Khara Avalakki Recipe (Karnataka Style Poha)

Khara Avalakki Recipe (Karnataka Style Poha) is very popularly made for breakfast or a evening tiffin in Karnataka. It is a quick snack made from beaten rice that is spiced and flavored with coconut and an aromatic seasoning. Serve the Khara Avalakki along with a Green Coriander and Coconut Chutney Recipe or simply as it is along with a strong filter coffee.  Poha (Flattened rice), Onion, Ginger, Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal), White Urad Dal (Split), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Asafoetida (hing), Vangi Bath Powder, Salt, Fresh coconut, Lemon juice, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Curry leaves, Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali)   3 cups Poha (Flattened rice) 1 Onion , finely chopped 1 inch Ginger , grated 1 tablespoon Oil 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 teaspoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split) 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 1 teaspoon Vangi Bath Powder Salt , to taste 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated 1 teaspoon Lemon juice 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped 5 Curry leaves 1 tablespoon Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali)     15   30     To begin making the Khara Avalakki Recipe (Karnataka Style Poha), wash the beaten rice under water and well. You can use a large strainer for washing and draining. After the wash, allow it to rest for about 10 minutes so that it gets softened.Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan; add in the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Stir in the channa and urad dal and roast them until they turn golden brown.Stir in the chopped onions, and curry leaves and stir fry until the onions are tender.Stir in the turmeric powder and asafoetida and saute for a few seconds. Finally add the flattened rice,salt, peanuts, and Vangi Bhat spice mixture. Combine well, cover the pan and simmer for a few more minutes. Finally stir in the lemon juice, coconut and coriander leaves into the Khara Avalakki Recipe and serve hot. Serve Khara Avalakki Recipe (Karnataka Style Poha) with Green Coriander and Coconut Chutney Recipe or simply as it is along with a strong filter coffee.