Recipe Poha

In India, though Poha is a Maharashtrian dish, it has its presence in every state. Because it is cooked easily many people prefer eating it in morning breakfast. The combination of onions, coriander makes its more appealing, delicious and distinctive.


  • Beaten rice- 1 cup.
  • Coriander leaves- ¼ Cup.
  • Grated coconut- ¼ cup.
  • Crushed Groundnuts- ¼ Cup.
  • Curry leaves- 1 stalk.
  • Sugar- ¼ tsp.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Green chillies- 5.
  • Lime Juice- 1 tsp.
  • Oil- 1.5 tsp.
  • Chopped onions- 2.
  • Chopped small potato-1.
  • Cumin seeds and mustard seeds- ½ tsp each.

Cooking Method:-

  • Wash the poha twice.
  • In a heavy sauce pan, add 1.5 tsp oil, heat it, and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and then potatoes.
  • Now put green chillies and curry leaves, then add onions.
  • Fry and stir until they are tender.
  • Add other ingredients and poha.
  • Little squeeze of lemon (if required) can be added for tangy taste.
  • Garnish it with remaining coconut and coriander.
  • Serve hot with tea or coffee.