Quick And Nutritious Maharashtrian Poha Recipe For Breakfast 

By Vidushi Singh  

July 10 , 2024

Maharashtrian Poha is made from flattened rice, seasoned with onions, green chillies, and aromatic spices, and is perfect for a nutritious start to the day. Here is a recipe to try:


2 cups flattened rice (poha) 1 large onion, chopped 1-2 green chillies, chopped 1/4 cup peanuts 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder


A handful of curry leaves 1 medium-sized potato, diced 2 tablespoons of oil Salt to taste Coriander leaves, chopped (for garnish) Lemon wedges (for serving)

Step 1

Rinse the poha under running water until soft. Drain completely.

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan, fry peanuts until golden brown, and set aside.

Step 3

In the same pan, throw in mustard seeds, curry leaves, and chopped green chillies in oil.

Step 4

Saute a finely chopped onion and cook until translucent. Toss in the diced potatoes and cook.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder and mix well. Stir in the rinsed poha and salt.

Step 6

Now, add the fried peanuts and mix. Garnish with coriander leaves, and serve hot.