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Yummy Vegetable Poha Recipe

Poha or flattened rice is a staple Indian breakfast that goes around with different names across India. Regardless of its preparations, it is a healthy breakfast option since it is easily digestible and full of essential vitamins and minerals. Poha’s nutritional value per 100g comprises 110 kcal and only 18.8g carbohydrates.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size -100g

Energy - 110kcal

Fat -2.87g

Saturated Fat -0.344g

Monosaturated fat -1.986g

Polysaturated fat -0.397g

Sodium 1288mmg -210mg

Potassium 738 mg -117mg

Total Carbohydrate -63.3g 18.8g

Dietary Fiber 10g -0.9g

Preparation time-15mins

Cooking time- 15mins

Serve- 4


1. 200gms Poha

2. Chopped potato, onion, peas, cauli flower, green chillies. (You can also add your own choice of vegetables)

3. Mustard seeds and dried red chilli

4 Salt to taste

5. Turmeric powder

6.Refined oil

7. Fresh Microgreens (optional, only for garnishing. Do not cook them)

8. Ghee


Step 1: Peel peas and roughly chop the vegetables (cauliflower, onion, green chillies, potato,).

Step 2: In a pan, heat 4 tablespoons of refined oil and to it add 2 teaspoons of mustard seeds.

Step 3: To it, add the onions and stir fry till it becomes translucent, add the potatoes, cauliflower to it. Add salt, turmeric and cook it for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4: Cover the lid and let it get cooked for about 4 mins.

Step 5: Wash the poha just before adding it to the vegetables and drain the excess water. After the vegetables are cooked add the poha to it and stir it for 4 -5mins well.

Step 6: Lastly spread 2 tablespoon of ghee over the poha to avoid stiffening of poha.

Step 7:

To make your poha more attractive and more nutritious, garnish with fresh, tender and juicy microgreens.

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