Spicy Matar Poha

Spicy Matar Poha

Matar Poha is a slight twist on Kande Poha, a traditional healthy breakfast dish from Maharashtra (from the western part of India). Kanda is onion and poha is flattened or beaten rice. The whole mixture is flavored with green peas and a variety of aromatic Indian spices; often enjoyed with a cup of hot coffee or tea!!


2 cups thick poha
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 to 3 green chillies, chopped
½ to 1 cup green peas (fresh or frozen)
¼ cup grated coconut
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon jeera or cumin seeds
1 teaspoon urad dal
½ teaspoon hing or asafoetida
Few curry leaves
3 tablespoon oil
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teapoon lemon juice
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing

Full recipe: Spicy Matar Poha


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