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Avalakki Vaggarane or Spicy Poha(parched/flaked rice) is a great breakfast delight!It is easy to make and can be made with lot of different variations ! INGREDIENTS: Avalakki/Poha/pressed rice- 2 cups Capsicum- 2 Salt to taste Oil - 1 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Jeera - 1 tsp urad dal - 1tsp bengal gram - 1tsp Curry leaves - 2 strands Green Chillies - 6-7 Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Ginger- 1 inch Freshly grated coconut - 1 small cup Lemon juice - 2 tsp Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp HOW TO MAKE: Take Avalakki/poha, wash it well and drain the water. Soak the avalakki in about 1 cup of water and keep aside for 8-10 minutes. After soaking, poha will become soft and dry. Heat oil in a saucepan. Add the mustard seeds,jeera,bengal gram,urad dal. After they sputter add curry leaves. Add cut ginger,capsicums and chillies and fry well. Fry till they become soft. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Now add poha to it and mix well. Finally, add grated coconut and squeeze a l