poha recipe | aloo poha recipe | aloo kandha poha | batata poha recipe

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poha recipe | aloo poha recipe | aloo kandha poha | batata poha recipe with detailed step by step photo and video. a simple, healthy breakfast recipe typically served in north karnataka, maharashtra, gujarat and telangana. it is prepared from flattened rice, diced potatoes, finely chopped onions, peanuts and other herbs and spices.
poha recipepoha recipe | aloo poha recipe | aloo kandha poha | batata poha recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. poha recipe is very common and prepared in most of the states of india. the preparation may vary and each region may introduce a subtle changes to recipe preparation. moreover, it is also known with different names like pohay, pohe, usal or even kahara avalakki.

morning breakfast is always tricky for most of the families who always struggle with the time and seek good healthy breakfast. it is the same case with my family too! i always succumb to morning rush and hurry and without much option i end up preparing aloo kandha poha recipe. the best part of this aloo poha recipe is, you would never feel monotonous as you can skip or mix and match with the ingredients. even the onions or potatoes can be skipped at a time and unique poha recipe can be prepared.

aloo poha recipe

while the the recipe of aloo poha recipe is extremely simple, few tips and tricks to make it perfect. firstly, the soaking of poha is very critical and it entirely depends upon the brand and thickness of poha. basically, the flattened rice has to be soft and still maintains its shape and not mushy. secondly, if you are running short of time to cook the potatoes, than cook the chopped potatoes in microwave for 2 mins and then add it to batata poha recipe. make sure you sprinkle some water before you microwave it. lastly, serve poha warm with either farsan, bombay mixture or even with dahi/curd/yogurt for better taste.

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Recipe type: breakfast
Cuisine: maharashtra
Serves: 2 Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup thick poha / beaten rice / flattened rice / aval / avalakki
  • water for soaking
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds / rai
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves / kadi patta
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 small potato, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a large bowl soak poha till they turn soft and easy to break.
  2. drain off the water from poha.
  3. also add in salt and sugar.
  4. mix gently and keep aside.
  5. now in a large kadai, heat oil for tempering.
  6. further add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing and curry leaves.
  7. allow to splutter.
  8. further saute onions till they change colour.
  9. also saute chilli and ginger till the raw smell disappears.
  10. additionally, add potato, salt and turmeric. saute for a minute.
  11. cover for 5 minutes and allow to cook potatoes on low flame.
  12. furthermore, add in soaked poha and roasted peanuts.
  13. mix gently. cover and simmer for 2 minutes.
  14. switch off the stove. add coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  15. finally, serve aloo kandha poha hot along with masala chai.


how to make aloo poha or batata poha with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl soak poha for 5 minutes with enough water.
    poha recipe
  2. after 5 minutes, poha would have turned softer and easy to break.
    poha recipe
  3. drain off the water from poha. do not over soak poha as they turn mushy.
    poha recipe
  4. also add in salt and sugar.
    poha recipe
  5. mix gently and keep aside.
    aloo poha recipe
  6. now in a large kadai, heat oil for tempering.
    aloo poha recipe
  7. further add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing and curry leaves.
    aloo poha recipe
  8. allow to splutter.
    aloo poha recipe
  9. further saute onions till they change colour.
    aloo poha recipe
  10. also saute chilli and ginger till the raw smell disappears.
    aloo poha recipe
  11. additionally, add potato, salt and turmeric. saute for a minute.
    aloo poha recipe
  12. cover for 5 minutes and allow to cook potatoes on low flame.
    aloo kandha poha
  13. furthermore, add in soaked poha and roasted peanuts.
    aloo kandha poha
  14. mix gently making sure the poha get the turmeric colour.
    aloo kandha poha
  15. cover and simmer for 2 minutes, making sure the poha gets cooked and absorbs spices.
    batata poha recipe
  16. switch off the stove. add coriander leaves and lemon juice.
    batata poha recipe
  17. finally, serve aloo kandha poha hot along with masala chai.
    aloo poha recipe


notes:

  • firstly, do not over soak poha as they turn mushy.
  • also make sure to cook potatoes well, alternatively use boiled potato to hasten the cooking time.
  • additionally, garnish with grated coconut for more rich flavour.
  • finally, roasted peanuts add a crunchy bite to poha recipe or aloo kandha poha or aloo poha recipe

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

16 COMMENTS

  1. I think the peanuts should be put a bit earlier while the aloo etc are simmering… Otherwise everything else turned out perfect. Thanx.

  2. awesome ….mouth watering. Can you show the recipe for gojju avlakki (tamarind poha) and the on which they make in udupi with grated coconut and jaggery….I love it. I have eaten it for prasadam at temples but haven’t been able to make the same as prasadam 🙁

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