Kanda poha/Poha/How to make poha/flatten rice

There are many variations of poha one of them being kanda poha,a very famous snack from Maharashtra..completely wholesome..a power breakfast for all, enjoy it with chai.Kanda poha means more of onions used in poha…so here’s my way of making..

Lets get the recipe ….

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  • 1 cup poha
  • 3/4 cup onions finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon jeera(cumin)
  • 1/2 tablespoon haldi powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 3 to 4 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon salt or as per taste
  • 2 tablespoon groundnut roasted
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 sugar
  • 2 tablespoon oil


  • Firstly take a strainer put poha and wash in under running water
  • Leave it in the strainer for 2 minutes
  • Heat kadai pour oil with jeera and green chillies, saute it till chillies turn dark
  • Add in onions and saute till done add in groundnut with haldi powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and salt
  • Let it cook
  • Add sugar and lemon juice,curry leaves
  • Add in poha and mix it well
  • So that all the spices are mixed well
  • Garnish with coriander leaves or sev
  • Serve it with hot chai

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