Wash the poha | aval and drain the water.
Make a thick extract from a small goose berry sized tamarind.
Add this to the washed poha and mix evenly.
In a pan add oil and throw in the mustard seeds, channa dal, urad dal, peanuts and red chilli .
When the mustard seeds splutter and the dals turn brown.
Add in the turmeric powder , salt and asafoetida.
Add the tamrind poha mixture to this and mix gently.
If you feel it is dry just sprinkle few drops of water.
Garnish with curry leaves
Always serve this hot with roasted papad.