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Flattened rice aka Poha on Mars

October 5, 2016

This report was submitted by Claude-Michel Laroche – Crew engineeer


Food Report for of October 2016.

Flattened rice aka Poha on Mars

Flattened rice (Poha) – quantity according to the number of people.

Dried chopped onions,
Dried chopped tomatoes,
Mix of vegetables:

Dried Curry leaves,
Mustard seeds,
Turmeric powder,
Chili powder,
Dried lemon powder.

Vegetable oil.


Step 01: hydrate your mix of vegetables in water with the proper
amount of water.

Step 02: Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, until the oil is hot but
not boiling.

Step 03: Insert the mustard seeds and the curry leaves

Step 04: When the mustard seed start popping up, add the chopped onions.

Step 05: Once the onions start to turn brown, add the chopped
tomatoes, all the vegetables the remains of spices.

Step 06: Cook the mixture for 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 07: Wash the flattened rice with water 2 to 3 times.
Note: this step is use to soften the rice.

Step 08: The cooking time of the vegetable mixture is over, add the
washed flattened rice in the mix.

Step 09: Cook for 10 to 15 minutes

No quantity were adding in this recipe for the reason that it is all
up to taste. I recommend to add a lot of vegetables.

This meal came as a surprise since Anushree prepared us this meal and
we didn’t know what it was. We all were very happy to have a homemade
taste of India.

As usual please try this at home, Friends and familly are not required
but encourage.

Claude-Michel Laroche
Mars 160 – Crew Engineer