This is one dish which is famous all across the India and many enjoy it in the breakfast or even in the evening snack. Simple yet delicious.

Course: Breakfast

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 Mins, Cooking – 15, Total – 25 Mins

Servings: 1-2


  1. Poha (flattened rice) – 1 cup
  2. Onion – 1/3 cup (finely chopped)
  3. Potato – 1/3 cup (finely chopped)
  4. Green chilli – 1 (finely chopped)
  5. Tomatoes – 1/4 cup (finely chopped)
  6. Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp
  7. Peanuts – 4 tbsp (roasted)
  8. Turmeric powder – 1/3 tsp
  9. Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Sugar – 2 tsp (optional)
  11. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  12. Brown Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  13. Your favorite namkeen mix – 4 tbsp
  14. Olive Oil – 1 tbsp (you can use refined oil or ghee as well)
  15. Salt to taste

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Poha:

  1. Soak poha in water and keep it aside for 15 mins (soaking depends upon the quality of the poha)
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add brown mustard seeds and let it splutter
  3. Add onions, potatoes and green chillies. Saute
  4. Cover the pan and cook on low flame till potatoes are soft. Keep sauteing in between
  5. Once potatoes are soft add turmeric powder, coriander powder and sugar. Mix well and keep the flame on low
  6. Wash poha with water 2-3 times. Drain the water with the help of a big strainer
  7. Add poha to the pan. Mix well
  8. Add salt and cook for 2-3 mins on medium flame
  9. Turn off the flame. Add lemon juice and mix well
  10. Transfer the poha in a plate or a bowl. Top it with tomatoes, peanuts, coriander leaves and your favorite namkeen mix
  11. Your Poha is ready to serve
  12. Serve hot with Tea or Coffee.


2 Comments Add yours

  1. Neha Jha says:

    I always kept looking for some good poha recipe & here i get one 😊👍


    1. Hope you like it too 🙂


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