Kanda Poha(Maharashtrian Recipe)

Pohe is quick ,easy breakfast  in Mahashtra,India.Pohe is one of popular breakfast among bachelors/biginners/youngsters.Pohe is good for health also low calorie food.


  • Flattened Rice/Poha/Rice flakes – 2 cup
  • Onion –1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – 1/2tsp(to test)
  • Pea nut – 4 to 6
  • Cooking oil/Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seed – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed – 1 tsp
  • Green chili – 1-2 finely chopped
  • Curry leaves – 7 to 8
  • Green peas-1/2 cup
  • Pomegranate -1/2 cup
  • Sev-2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves-1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Lemon juice-1 tsp


Step 1 -Clean and wash poha for 2 times drain out completely and keep in refrigerator for 5-10 minutes so pohe will not break and stick while cooking.

Step 2 – Heat  tbsp oil/ghee  in a nonstick pan add mustard seed when seed crackle add cumin seed,,peanut fry 1-2 minutes ,add onion fry 1-2 minutes till light golden then add green peas and chopped chili  mix it cover it and cook 1-2 minutes till green peas soften .

Step3-Take pohe bowl add salt and turmeric mix well( here adding of salt,turmeric will give pohe nice color ),add pohe in pan mix it proper do not over mix cook 2-3 minutes. remove from heat add lemon juice ,Serve pohe in plate garnish with pomegranate,sev,and coriander leaves.




4 Comments Add yours

  1. Such an interesting and healthy breakfast.


  2. swabby429 says:

    This is quite tempting.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks,so much !

      Liked by 1 person

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