Kothamali Aval Upma / Coriander Poha

Festivity means lot of desserts, savouries and of course in excess as we like to eat many varieties during a short Festive time. We try to make most of it during the shortest possible time. So, after lot of pressure on the stomach time has now come to lighten up and what better way but to eat healthy like I made Kothamali Aval Upma or Coriander Poha. Poha or Chire is so versatile ingredient that it’s filling and yet it’s not time consuming to make. Let’s dig #MadhubishsKitchen #KothamaliAvalUpma

Course – Breakfast

Cuisine – Indian

Author – MadhubishsKitchen

Serves – 3/4 people

Difficulty level – Easy

Preparation time – 10 mins, Cooking time -15 mins


1/2 cup Poha

For Coriander Paste

Sprig of coriander leaves

3-4 green chillies

1 tsp jaggery

1 lime juice

For Sautéing

1 Tbsp oil

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1 Tbsp Urad Dal

1 Tbsp Chana Dal

Pinch of Hing

1 Dry red chilli



In a blender add coriander leaves, green chillies, jaggery and lime juice to make a paste. Don’t add water. Set aside. Soak Poha for 10 mins, drain and dry. In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds and when it splutters add Urad Dal, Chana Dal, stir for 2 mins. Add Coriander paste and add hing, dry red chilli and mix well. Add Poha and add salt. Mix well, set aside. Serve hot

Kothamali Aval Upma / Coriander Poha

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