• 2 cups thick poha (beaten rice flakes)
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 6-8 curry leaves
  • 3-4 green chillies, slit
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • For garnishing- 2 tbsp chopped coriander adn lemon wedges


1. Place the poha in a sieve and hold it under running water for a few seconds. toss well to drain out all excess water and keep aside

2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds

3. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and green chillies and stir for 1 min.

4. Add the onions and saute till the onions turns golden brown.

5. Add the potato, turmeric powder, salt and a little water. Cover and heat on medium flame till the potatoes are cooked.

6. Add the poha, sugar, and a little more salt and mix well.

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriader leaves adn lemon wedges.

“if the poha gets too dry sprinkle a tbsp milk, mix well and serve immediately”