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Poha/Rice Flakes:

Nutritional Value: 630 Calories / Serving Fat 249 cal, Carbs 343 cal, Protein 38 cal

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 630 kcal
Author Kalyon Subbarao


  • Poha/Flattened Rice Flakes: 2 ½ cups
  • Onions: 1 nos diced finely
  • Groundnuts: ¼ cup Fried and kept aside
  • Green Chillies: 2 nos Varies upon spice level
  • Fresh Coriander: A handful Cleaned and Chopped
  • Salt as required

For Tempering:

  • Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
  • Jeera: 1 tsp
  • Urad dal: ½ tsp
  • Channa Dal: ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves: 1 sprig
  • Oil for frying



  1. Take a colander with small pores and put the flattened rice flakes/poha into and run water through it and make sure that all the flakes have been wet at this stage put salt as required and adjust it, Leave it aside. Poha/flattened rice flakes tend to absorb water and become fluffy.
  2. Now take a deep Kadai and bring oil to heat in that put all the items mentioned in “For Tempering Table”, let them fry for a second.
  3. Now add onion and let it fry till it is translucent, add turmeric and fry for some time, now add poha/rice flakes, which has been soaked in water and kept aside.
  4. Toss the whole mixture so that all the ingredients are properly mixed together. Now add the fried groundnuts and mix again.
  5. Serve the poha/rice flakes with some lemon juice squeezed on the top.