These Pohas are the best option when you are very hungry, don’t want to cook much and still want to eat healthy that too something with a yummy taste to it! The pohas are like “you can never have them just once” types.
Make these pohas once and you would be tempted very soon to have them again.These light and health pohas are also a good option for tea time snacks and can be consumed along with the roasted nuts, crispy chips or any other crispy stuff of your choice.
Though the Indian food is known for its oiliness and high on fats this poha will for sure change your notion about the Indian delicacies.
These yummy Pohas are a good option for kids too.You can instantly make them whenever the kids are hungry and want something light before the lunch or supper; you can also easily pack them for their School Tiff-in.
Whether you are a fan of Indian Cuisine or not I am sure you would love this healthy yet tangy Pohas.
So enjoy cooking and eating the maharastrians( people who live in Maharashtra, India) all time favorite snack the Kanda Poha. This fast food is also very nutritious and easy to digest.
I myself love these pohas and that’s the reason I have chosen to share my Aunts recipe. Hey! Don’t miss out on this healthy yet tasty dish made of beaten rice flakes with onions, chilies and mustard seed along with that subtle flavor of lime; it is a perfect bowl of taste for any season.
You can add your own flavors to it by mix and match. Would love to hear about your version of the Kanda Poha, below is mine with the pictorial instructions.
Ingredients for Making Poha:
|Beaten Rice flakes( dhada poha/chidua)||2 cup|
|Oil||1 table spoon|
|Mustard Seeds( rai)||1/2 teas spoon|
|Onion||1/2 cup finely chopped|
|Green Chili||1 tea spoon finely chopped|
|Curry Leaves||8-10 leaves|
|Turmeric Powder||1/2 teas spoon|
|Garam Masala||a pinch|
|Coriander/Cilantro||4-5 tea spoon chopped|
|Freshly Grated Coconut (optional)||6-7 tea spoon|
|Nylon Sev (optional)||4 tea spoon|
|Lemon juice||2-3 tea spoon|
Method of Making Poha/Powa:Take the rice flakes, clean it, wash it and soak it in water, drain it and keep it aside for around 8-10 minutes.
Then add mustard seeds, curry leaves( kadi pata), chopped onions & green chilies.
After which add coriander and grated coconut to it, then mix them along with lime juice.
Finally add the beaten rice flakes and mix all the ingredients well.
Voila! The Pohas are ready to be served.