Kanda poha
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Kanda poha

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Time to cook

15 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A popular Maharashtrian dish made with flattened rice (poha) cooked with onions, mustard seeds, curry leaves, turmeric, and garnished with coriander leaves, creating a light and flavorful breakfast or snack option.

A popular Maharashtrian dish made with flattened rice (poha) cooked with onions, mustard seeds, curry leaves, turmeric, and garnished with coriander leaves, creating a light and flavorful breakfast or snack option.

Ingredients

Vegetable Oil

1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds

0.5 tsp

Cumin Seeds

0.5 tsp

Curry Leaves

3 leaf

Picador Chillies

3 chilli

Roasted Peanuts

2 tbsp

Turmeric

0.5 tsp

Potatoes

0.5 medium

Onion Raw

0.5 cup

Raw Poha

1 cup

Salt

0.25 tsp

Coriander Leaves

2 tbsp

Lemon Juice

0.5 tbsp

Coriander Leaves

0.125 cup

Lemon Raw

2 lemon

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Rinse thick poha under running water until soft and leave the softened poha in the strainer.

2

Cut the veggies - onions, potatoes and green chilies.

Cooking

1

Heat oil in a pan and temper mustard seeds and cumin seeds (jeera). Once they crackle, add the curry leaves and minced green chilies and saute for 10 seconds on medium flame.

2

Add peanuts and fry them for a minute.

3

Add the potatoes along with little salt and cook till they turn soft. This could take 4-5 minutes.

4

Add the chopped onions and cook till they turn translucent. This could take 2-3 minutes.

5

Add turmeric powder and mix.

6

Add the softened poha to the pan along with salt and sugar and give it all a good mix giving poha a yellow hue. Cook for a minute and take it off the flame.

7

Garnish with chopped cilantro and lemon juice. Mix it well. Cover the pan with a lid and let it sit for 2-3 minutes (with the gas turned off).

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

18.4

Proteins

Proteins

4.1

Fats

Fats

8.8

Fiber

Fiber

6.8

163

kcal

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