Batat phovu / poha ( Flattened rice with potatoes )

What you will need:
3 cups poha
1 cup chopped onions
1 potato - cut into very small cubes
4-5 green chillies cut into big pieces
2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
4 tbsp shreadded fresh/frozen coconut
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
curry leaves - 2 strands
some chopped coriander leaves
2 tsp lemon juice
6 tsp oil / ghee
salt to taste

How to prepare:
Add water to the poha and wash it and immediately drain all the water out.Squeeze excess water if necessary. Add the salt and sugar to the poha and mix. With your hands,break any lumps that might be formed in the poha.
Heat oil/ghee in a pan. When the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds. When these crackle, add the green chillies, urad dal, curry leaves, turmeric powder and mix. Then add the chopped onions. When the onions are slightly brown, add the potatoes. Add a little salt and cover and cook until the potatoes are done. Now add the poha and coconut. Cover and cook on a low flame for 5 minutes. Turn the heat off. Add the lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.