Poha Recipe

Poha is a popular Indian breakfast dish made with flattened rice flakes. It is a light and nutritious dish that is easy to prepare and full of flavor. Poha is typically seasoned with mustard seeds, curry leaves, turmeric, and other spices, along with onions and peanuts. It is often garnished with fresh coriander leaves and served with a side of lemon wedges. Poha is a versatile dish that can be customized with additional vegetables or protein to suit individual preferences.

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Ingredients for Poha Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Poha
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 2.25 Y Leaves
  • 0.06 cup Peanuts
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Optional Spices: Red Chili Powder, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • as required Lemon Wedges For Serving

Directions: Poha Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Rinse the poha flakes in water and drain well.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and peanuts.
  • STEP 3.Once the mustard seeds start to splutter, add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, salt, and any other spices of your choice.
  • STEP 5.Add the rinsed poha flakes and mix well, ensuring all the flakes are coated with the spices.
  • STEP 6.Cover the pan and let it cook on low heat for a few minutes until the poha is soft and heated through.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with lemon wedges.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to rinse the poha flakes thoroughly to remove any excess starch.
  • You can add vegetables like peas, carrots, or bell peppers to make the dish more nutritious.
  • For a protein-rich version, you can add cooked chickpeas or tofu to the poha.

Storage and Serving

  • Poha is best served fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, sprinkle some water over the poha and steam it in a covered pan until heated through.
Nutrition
value
172
calories per serving
11 g Fat4 g Protein13 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    26mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    1266mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    31mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    21mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    41mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    75mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp