Poha Recipe

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Poha is a popular Maharashtrian breakfast/ snack item. Its also a delicacy liked in Gujrat, Rajasthan and other states too. Essentially its flattened rice and is prepared using various vegetables and Tadka of Mirch is added for enhancing flavour. I had learnt the recipe of Poha from my mother-in-law. She was an amazing cook and perfect with ratios. Thats why this poha is made with the traditional touch of adding peanuts and curry leaves (Kadi Patta). Some like topping it with Bhujia or Namkeen while others like it with sweet. Its a nutrient-rich food. A good source of carbohydrates, it keeps you full, controls blood sugar levels, rich in iron and probiotic (bacteria that keeps digestive system under control,) too. People who are allergic to wheat(Gluten) have a wonderful choice of Poha. All in all, its favourite Indian breakfast item and if eaten in controlled portions(one bowl recommended), its an ideal choice for people on weight-loss programme. I have used the vegetables of season like red carrots, onions, potatoes, tomatoes. You can always experiment with vegetables of your choice. Its a simple recipe that tastes awesome. My kitchen is filled with the aroma of fresh Poha. Are you going to try it??

Do share your experience with me. Happy Cooking!!

vegetable poha recipe
Vegetable Poha

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Poha with vegetables
An easy recipe of Poha flavoured with Curry leaves and Peanuts.
Vegetable Poha Recipe
Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 20 min
Servings
bowls
Ingredients
Prep Time 5 min
Cook Time 20 min
Servings
bowls
Ingredients
Vegetable Poha Recipe
Instructions
  1. Take dry poha in a bowl.
    vegetable poha recipe
  2. Add water to it.
    vegetable poha recipe
  3. I have added half cup milk to it. Milk is added to make it very soft. Remember to dip it not more than 2-3 min or else it will be soggy. You can sieve it and let the water drain out of it fully.
    vegetable poha recipe
  4. In the mean time, you can chop vegetables. I have kept Potato and peanuts in separate bowls as I shall be frying them separately. Potato will take longer to fry in comparison to peanuts.
    vegetable poha recipe
  5. Take mustard oil in Kadhai. Burn it properly and cool off for a while or else food item mite get burnt up. First I am frying Peanuts as they will not take much time. Just make them slight brown and crisp.
    Vegetable Poha Recipe
  6. Then fry potato on simmer. it will take around 2-3 min.
    vegetable poha recipe
  7. Take out separately as we would be adding them later.
  8. In same oil, add Heeng, Mustard seeds and washed Curry leaves.
    vegetable poha recipe
  9. Once seeds splutter, add onion.
    vegetable poha recipe
  10. Once onions are transparent, add carrot. Add little bit of salt and Cover with lid so that carrots are cooked early.
    Vegetable poha recipe
  11. Once carrots are tender, add tomatoes and add masalas in oil for getting the right colour of the dish.
    vegetable poha recipe
  12. Once water of tomatoes is evaporated and it leaves oil, add more salt, lemon juice and fried peanuts and potatoes.
    vegetable poha recipe
  13. Add sieved poha to prepared vegetables.
    vegetable poha recipe
  14. Mix well.
    vegetable poha recipe
  15. Vegetable Poha is ready. Serve it with your choice of Bhujia/Namkeen. Serve it hot!!
    vegetable poha recipe
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: bowls
Servings: 6
Amount per serving  
Calories 204
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.9g 13%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 8%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 26.6g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 12%
Total Sugars 9.9g  
Protein 6g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 264mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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