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Poha is flattened rice and prepared in most parts of India. In Maharashtra, it’s served for breakfast with cubes of potato and spices. I grew up in boarding school and Poha was something we were served at least once a week. This version though is way better that my boarding school version – enjoy!

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Aloo Poha – Spicy & Potato Flat Rice


  • 2 cups rinsed Poha
  • 2 cups peeled and cubed Potato
  • 1 cup diced Onion
  • 1 tbsp sliced green Chilli
  • Salt
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Coriander


  1. Cook the potatoes
  2. Remove and add the onions, sliced chillies & peanuts
  3. Add the curry leaves and cumin seeds
  4. Add the turmeric & chilli powder
  5. Rinse the poha and add it in
  6. Add salt to taste and finish off with coriander