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Popular breakfast Item made with flattened rice flakes, easy to cook, nutritious and light.. Poha make it the way I make, Khatta Meetha and spicy Poha. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Poah soaking time 1 min
Total Time 10 mins
Course After school snack, Breakfast, Lunch Box
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 1.5 Cups Poha
  • 3/4 Cup Finely Chopped Onions
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil(any flavourless vegetable oil)
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Saunf/Fennel Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Haldi/Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder optional
  • 5-6 Curry Leaves
  • 1-2 Green Chillies or as per your spice level
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt as per taste


  • Wash Poha very lightly 1-2 times in running water.
  • Soak in just enough of water for a minutes or see the time till it gets soft.
  • Starin the water and leave poha in the colander.
  • In a pan/kadhai, heat oil, when hot enough add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds crackle, add curry leaves, onions , chopped green chilies.
  • Fry the onions till it starts becoming translucent, add turmeric powder, red  chilli powder, fennel seeds , sugar and salt.Mix well. Keep the flame to low, do not let the mixture burn,, 
  • Add poha and mix with light hands, till all the masala coats the soaked soft poha.
  • Serve hot, topped with a dash of lemon and your favourite namkeen.
Keyword Indori Poha, Kanda Poha, Khatta Meetha Poha
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