(Pah~vanh Bah~tah~ta)

(Beaten Rice and Potato Snack)


Pava (beaten rice)- 2 cups

Potato- 1 medium sized, peeled and chopped into small cubes

Green Chillies- 2

Mustard Seeds- 1/4 tsp.

Curry Leaves- 1 Sprig

Oil- 1 tbsp.

Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp.

Salt- to taste

Coriander leaves- 2-3 sprigs


1. Take a kadai, pour 1 tbsp. oil in it. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Fry till the mustard seeds crackle.

2. Then add chopped potatoes and chillies. Saute and cook the potatoes.

3. When the potatoes are half done, wash the pava in a colander and drain out the water. Add salt and turmeric to the pava in the colander and mix well and keep it aside.

4. When the potatoes are fully cooked, then add the pava to it. Cook it on a slow flame for 3-5 minutes, stirring all the time.

5. Add lemon juice and mix it well. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

To Serve

Pava Batata can be served  as Nashto (Breakfast)  or it can also be served as a Nashta (Evening snack).

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