Phodnichi poli is a regular Maharashtrian breakfast prepared with stale chapatis/ rotis. An healthy way to use left over chapatis with spicy tempering.

RECIPE:

Ingredients

  • 2 cups stale chapatis roughly torn into small pieces
  • 3 green chillies (adjust to taste) chopped fine
  • 4 to 5 curry leaves
  • 2 medium sized onions chopped finely lengthwise
  • 1 potato, peeled and chopped lengthwise and then quartered into thin slices
  • 3 to 4 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1/8 tsp. turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Lime juice to sprinkle (optional)
  • Coriander leaves finely chopped to garnish

METHOD:

  • Heat oil in a nonstick/ ceramic pan /wok on high flame. Add mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves. When they splutter  add green chillies and reduce flame , add turmeric powder , saute add potatoes and onions, saute till translucent.
  • When cooked add salt and torn  chapatis. Stir well, cook for 2 to 3 minutes stirring well. If you like the flavor of lime, sprinkle lime juice over the chapatis.
  • Saute well till they become crisp and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

NOTE: 

  • Tastes best when prepared with stale chapatis.

 

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