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Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 2
  • 2 cups poha

  • 1/2 Cup peanuts

  • 2 onion finely chopped

  • 2 Green Chili finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 15 curry leaves

  • 1/4 Cup peas frozen

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  • 1/3 tsp turmeric

  • 2 tbsp cooking oil

  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander chopped


  • Put the poha on strainer and pour a jug of water to wash them thoroughly.
  • Let the water strain out from it by keeping it aside for 10-15 mins.
  • Heat a pan & add peanuts to it. Roast it for 2-3 mins on low-medium flame. Keep stirring continuously.
  • Take out the roasted peanuts from pan and put them on plate.
  • Heat the pan, add oil to it. Now add cumin-mustard seeds, followed by green chilli & curry leaves and fry it for few seconds on medium flame.
  • Add sugar and mix it.
  • Add onion and fry them on low-med flame for 2-3 mins till it turns golden-brown.
  • Add turmeric and saute mixture for few seconds.
  • Add roasted peanuts & peas and mix well.
  • Now add poha and gently mix it.
  • Add salt to taste & saute for a min. ‎Cover the pan and cook it for a minute on low flame.
  • After a min, stir the poha once and add lemon juice & coriander leaves to it. Saute it for few seconds.
  • Now cover the pan again and let it cook on low flame for a minute.
  • After a min, stir the poha and turn off the flame. Poha is ready to serve.