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poha recipe 2 ways | kanda poha | aloo poha | maharastrian kanda pohe

easy poha recipe 2 ways | kanda poha | aloo poha | maharastrian kanda pohe
Course Breakfast
Cuisine maharashtra
Keyword poha recipe 2 ways
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 252kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for soaking:

  • 1.5 cup poha thick
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp turmeric

for kanda poha:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp peanut
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • pinch hing
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 chilli finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • ½ lemon

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1207mg | Potassium: 475mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 567IU | Vitamin C: 95mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3mg