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Sunday, 17 August 2014

Poha upkari n Chane upkari

Poha Upkari and Chana upkari is a typical konkani breakfast combo!! We prepare this mostly on upvas days. this is a very traditional dish.Poha upkari is a spicy and little sweet ,masala poha with lots of grated coconut tempered with mustard and curry leaves.


2 cups fresh grated coconut (use white part only)
1 1/2 cups poha /beaten rice)
Salt to taste

For masala:
2 tsp coriander seeds/dania
1 tsp cumin seeds/jeera
1 green chilli
3-4 byadgi red chillies
jaggery or sugar to taste
salt to taste
Crush these ingredients .

For tempering:
3 tsp oil
2 tsp mustard
1 sprig of curry leaves


  • In a bowl mix coconut and the masala
  • Add the tempering 
  • Mix poha and serve
2 cups soaked and boiled chana
Salt to taste
1/4 cup fresh grated coconut

3 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard
curry leaves
3 chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp asafotida

  • In a kadai take oil and add mustard
  • When it starts crackling add curry leaves,asafotida and green chillies and fry for a minute
  • Add boiled chana and salt to taste with 1/2 cup water
  • Add grated coconut and cook for 5- 10 minutes and serve with poha

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