Blogging Marathon# 29: Week 1/ Day 2
Theme: Cooking with Colors
Dish: Dahiwale Poha (Atukula daddojanam/ Mosaravallaki) — White
After yesterday’s colorful and slightly elaborate curry recipe, today I am making a simple dish that is White. Just ‘white’ dishes can be sometime boring — think of just ‘white’ rice or ‘white’ milk (I [email protected]%# white milk — both the color and smell make me t^$*#^$ up). So jazzing up a plain white dish by adding colorful veggies or flavorings is a way to make it more eye appealing. (I jazz up my milk with a tiny bit of coffee granules.)
Today’s dish has 2 white components — Poha & Yogurt, but to give some color and add nutrition I’ve added some grated veggies. This is probably the easiest dish I’ve ever made.
This dish is like a quick ‘daddojanam’ or curd rice. When you crave for a comforting bowl of yogurt/ curd rice and don’t have the patience to cook rice, then just use poha instead. The texture of poha after soaking in yogurt is very similar to that of very soft rice. I added grated carrot and cucumber for some color. Here’s how I made the dish: