I had this first time at one of my friends house( SEENA)..Her mom served us a full plate of hot poha with lots of coconut on the top..It tasted delicious and since then i added it in my recipes list..
You can add any veggies you like, to make it more healthy breakfast..and also you can replace the peanuts with any other nuts..

Poha is also called beaten rice, flattened or pressed rice..Its a fast & easy to cook recipe that you can have either for breakfast or just as a snack..Serve it with tomato ketchup or sauce or any chutney to add extra flavor..


Poha(Thick):- 2 cups
Peanuts:- 1/4 cup
Jeera/Cumin seeds:- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds:- 1/2 tsp
Oil:- 2 tbsp
Curry leaves:- 3-4
Potato( Sliced thinly ):- 1/2 cup
Onion(Chopped finely):- 1/4 cup
Carrot(Grated):- 1/3 cup
Peas:- 1/4 cup
Salt as per taste
Haldi or Turmeric:- 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala:- 1/2 tsp
Juice of half lemon
Grated Coconut:-1/8 cup
Cilantro/Coriander for Garnish


1) Wash the poha and set aside for at least 10 minutes.
2) Heat the oil in a pan , when hot fry the peanuts until golden brown, drain it on paper towel and set aside.
3) In the same oil add Cumin, mustard & curry leaves and when seeds start spluttering, add potato and fry until crisp brown.
4) Add onion , grated carrots & peas and fry for few minutes.
5) Add salt , turmeric, garam masala & mix well
6) Add poha & lemon juice & peanuts , mix well

Garnish it with cilantro and coconut

Serve hot..Enjoy:)

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