How to make Poha - Easy Poha Quick Recipe quick-poha
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Poha– 2 cup (150 gms )
  • Oil – 1 to 2 tbsp
  • Coriander Leaves– 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Peanuts -½ cup
  • Lemon– 1
  • Curry Leaves - 8 to 10
  • Green Chilli -1 (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - ½ tsp
  • Sugar - 1.5 tsp
  • Salt– ¾ tsp (or to taste )
  • Besan sev
  1. Take 2 cup medium thin Poha and rinse it. Drench the poha in water and drain it immediately. Stir the poha with a spoon. We don't need to soak the poha, just rinse it well.
  2. Add ¾ tsp salt or as per taste to the poha, followed by 1.5 tsp sugar. Mix well and keep aside for 15 minutes to set. Stir it once in the meanwhile after 5 minutes are over. Keep aside for 5 to 6 minutes.
  3. Heat a pan and add 1 tsp oil to it. Saute ½ cup peanuts in the oil till crispy. Once roasted and ready, take them out in a separate plate.
  4. To make poha add 1 to 2 tbsp oil to the pan and heat it. Add ½ tsp black mustard seeds to it and let them crackle. Reduce the flame to prevent spices from browning. Add 1 finely chopped green chili, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, roughly chopped 8 to 10 curry leaves.
  5. Add the poha to the pan and cook it for 2 minutes while mixing. Once poha is ready squeeze half a lemons juice over it. Mix it well. Take it out in a plate.
  6. Sprinkle some besan sev, some peanuts and a little green coriander over the poha, Place a lemon wedge on the side and have a sumptuous bowl of Instant poha to soothe your hunger pangs.
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