firstly, in a large bowl take 1.5 cup poha. do not take thin poha as it turns mushy as soon as you add water.
rinse in water and drain off the water.
add 1 tsp sugar, ¾ tsp salt and ¼ tsp turmeric.
mix gently using your fingers without making poha mushy.
rest for 8-10 minutes, or until the poha softens without turning mushy or sticky.
in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and roast 2 tbsp peanut on low flame.
roast until the peanuts turn crunchy, keep aside.
in the same oil, add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing and few curry leaves. splutter the tempering.
now add 2 chilli, 1 inch ginger and 1 onion. saute until the onions softens slightly.
further, add ¼ tsp turmeric and ¼ tsp salt. saute slightly.
add soaked poha and mix well combining everything well.
cover and simmer for 3 minutes or unitl the poha is cooked well.
now add fried peanuts, 2 tbsp coriander and ½ lemon. mix well.
finally, enjoy kanda poha recipe with the mixture as a morning breakfast.