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Beaten Rice (Poha) - 2 cups
Eggs - 4
Green chillies - 6
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Ghee- 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


  • Wash the beaten rice and remove from water at once.
  • Break eggs, add turmeric and salt. Chop the green chillies and add to the mixture, beat until it becomes frothy.
  • Add the beaten rice. Mix well with the salt to taste.
  • Now make a big unbroken thick plantain leaf, put the mixture in the centre fold the four sides of the leaf one over the other to form packet. 
  • Put a big vessel with 3/4 of it filled with water.
  • On flame, place the flat perforated plate on top and place the prepared leaf packet on it.
  • Cover it with a rimmed plate which cover the perforated lid well and will not allow the steam to escape.
  • Steam for 20 minutes. Remove gently, lift the bundle open out the plantain leaf and drop the tamale into a serving plate.
  • Serve hot with ghee.

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