Thursday, July 14, 2011
Poee Bara ( Malabar Spinach Vada )
Cooking Time Required : 10-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 15-20 rupees
Ingredients: Poee/Malabar spinach ( 1 bunch ), potato (1 medium, cut into small
pieces), red chilli powder/ finely chopped green chillis (1/2 tsp or to taste),
besan/gram flour ( 4-5 tsp), cumin powder ( 1/4 tsp), cumin powder ( 1/4 tsp), ginger garlic paste (1/4 tsp), salt to taste, oil for cooking.
Preparation: Wash and clean the poee leaves. Cut into small pieces. Keep aside. Cut the potato into small pieces. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl except for the oil.
Mix well. Add a little water if required to bind the mixture (normally the poee &
potato will leave some amt of water).
Cooking: Heat a pan. Add 2-3 tsp oil.
Dump fistfuls of the mixture on the pan and slightly flatten it out . Drizzle with some more oil.
Cook on both sides for 3-4 mins or till done.
Serve hot with rice and dal / or as snacks .