Kandha (onion) pohay Recipe

Kandha Pohay, also known as Onion Poha, is a popular Indian breakfast dish made with flattened rice and onions. It is a quick and easy recipe that is packed with flavors and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The onions add a sweet and tangy taste to the dish, while the spices give it a delicious and aromatic flavor. Kandha Pohay is often served with a side of chutney or yogurt for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Kandha (onion) pohay Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Poha
  • 1/4 Large Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as required A Handful Of Curry Leaves
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as needed Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kandha (onion) Pohay Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by rinsing the poha (flattened rice) in water and then draining it well.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
  • STEP 4.Next, add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add the rinsed poha to the pan and gently mix everything together.
  • STEP 6.Cover the pan and let the poha cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Remove the lid and give it a gentle stir. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot with a side of chutney or yogurt.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to rinse the poha well to remove any excess starch.
  • You can add chopped green chilies for an extra kick of spice.
  • If you prefer a softer texture, you can soak the poha in water for a few minutes before cooking.

Storage and Serving

  • Kandha Pohay is best served hot and fresh.
  • 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 microwave or on the stovetop.
Nutrition
value
458
calories per serving
9 g Fat10 g Protein83 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    83g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    83g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    57mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    743mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    26mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    93mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    187mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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