Poha isa convenient food which is easily made and nutritious.It is also called asAtukulu in Telugu and Aval in Tamil.The normal rice is flattened and swellswhenever water or milk is added.
Beatenor flattened rice is a lactose and fat free diet.It is heart friendly too withrich vitamins and minerals. This easily digestible form of raw rice is verypopular across India,Nepal and Bangladesh, and isnormally used to prepare snacks or light and easy fast food in a variety of Indian cuisine styles,some even for long-term consumption of a week or more.
Beatenrice a lactose-free, fat-free and heart-friendly food. It is a good source of11 essential vitamins and minerals including iron. Essentially rich in iron andincreases the blood content. As the flakes are usually pounded using an ironmortar and pestle, the process boosts the iron content.
For 1 cup rice
· Carbohydrates 85%
· Fat 8%
· Protein 5%
· Magnesium 21%
· VitaminB3 19%