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Moumita Malla
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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Poha is a popular breakfast in Maharashtra. It is a quick, easy and healthy dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Maharashtra
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Poha or Flatttened rice- 2 cups
  2. onions- 2 chopped
  3. green chillies- 2 chopped
  4. oil- 2 tablespoons
  5. peanut- 4 tablespoons
  6. mustard seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  7. ginger-1/2 teaspoon (minced)
  8. curry leaves- 5
  9. turmeric Powder -1/2 teaspoon
  10. salt to taste
  11. coriander Powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  12. Chopped coriander Leaves - 1/4 cup
  13. lemon juice- 1 teaspoon


  1. Put the poha in a big strainer and rinse it 2-3 times under running water. The poha should not be mashed.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the peanuts and fry until its light brown and crunchy. Remove the peanuts from the pan and keep aside.
  3. Add the minced ginger into the remaining oil, then add the mustard seeds, when they splutter add curry leaves. Saute for a minute then add the chopped onions and green chillies, let it fry for some time.
  4. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix and saute for 2 minutes. Add the fried peanuts and cook till the poha is heated through. Lastly pour in the lemon juice and mix.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot.

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arya c
arya c   Feb-03-2019

Very easy, very tasty

Karishma F'des
Karishma F'des   Oct-28-2016

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