Recipe : Poha

Poha Recipe

Poha is famous almost in every state of India, in Maharashtra poha is also eaten with jalebi. In Maharashtra, kanda poha is very popular and in fact there is a song written on poha in one of the Marathi films


  • 1 Cup of beaten rice.
  • ¼ cup crushed groundnuts.
  • ¼ cup coconut grated.
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves.
  • 1 stalk curry leaves.
  • ¼ tsp. – sugar.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 5- Green chillies.
  • 1 tsp. lime juice.
  • 1.5 tbsp. oil.
  • 2 onions chopped.
  • 1 small potato chopped.
  • ½ tsp each cumin seeds & mustard seeds.


  • Wash poha till clean.
  • In a heavy sauce pan, heat the oil and add seeds and then potatoes.
  • Add onion, green chillies and curry leaves after stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir and fry onions till tender.
  • Add poha and other ingredients.
  • Adjust salt and lime.
  • Garnish with the remaining coconut and coriander.
  • Serve hot with tea or coffee.

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