Kanda Poha Recipe - is a quick, easy and healthy popular Maharashtrian breakfast recipe. Made using flattened or beaten rice, onions and basic spices, it makes great mid snack too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
to prepare poha
- 2 cups Poha beaten or flattened rice (I have used thicker variety)
- Salt as needed
- 3 tablespoons Oil
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 10-12 Curry leaves
- 2-3 Green chillies chopped /slit
- ¼ cup Peanuts
- 1 Onion large sized, finely chopped
- 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
- 1 ½ tablespoon Lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Sugar
- Coriander leaves for garnishing
- Sev for garnishing
- Fresh grated coconut I haven't added though
How to make poha recipe
Clean and wash red rice poha and soak it for a minute along with little salt.
After a minute, strain the poha and keep it aside.
In a pan or kadai, heat oil.
Add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle.
Add curry leaves, green chillies and fry for another few seconds.
Add peanuts and fry until it’s golden in colour and doesn’t get burnt.
Add onions and sauté until they turn soft and pink.
Add turmeric, lemon juice and salt, mix well and cook for another 30 seconds.
Now, add strained poha, sugar and mix, cook for another minute only.
Garnish kanda poha with coriander leaves and coconut (i have not added).
Dish out and top with sev, serve hot.
Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 40mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 27.5mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.6mg