Aloo Poha

Recipe Categories: Breakfast Dishes
Preparation Time : 15 min Cooking Time : 15 min Serves : 4

Aloo Poha is a regular breakfast dish. A popular breakfast dish in Maharastra popularly known as Batata poha, a quick, healthy and a light breakfast dish prepared with a thick variety of flattened rice. Potato and onion are the key ingredients to make this recipe. Potato is sauteed in oil which gives crispy and yummy taste to the dish.


Thick flattened rice – 2 cups

Potato – 2 medium chopped/diced /cubes

Cumin – 1/2 tsp

Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp

Onion – 2 medium chopped

Green chilies – 3 or 4 chopped

Grated ginger – 2 Tsp

Coriander – a small bunch chopped

Curry leaves – 2 springs

Sugar – 2 tsp powdered

Salt to taste

Turmeric – 1/4 tsp

Roasted peanuts – 2 tbs

Coconut grated – 1/4 cup (optional)

Lemon juice – 1 Tsp


Rinse flattened rice, soak for 5 mins drain the water in it and set aside,


ensure the water gets drained completely, then add sugar, salt and turmeric toss it well and keep ready.

Keep all the other ingredients handy. Heat a pan with oil, when it is hot sizzle cumin, saute chilies, grated ginger, asafoetida, coriander for few mins, add potatoes saute in oil, cook covered for 3 min until it is cooked, then add onion fry until it turns to translucent


Now add soaked flattened rice, toss it well, cook covered for 5 mins then add roasted peanuts and chopped coriander.


Mix well, remove from the flame add fresh lemon juice. Toss it well


Sprinkle plain sev before you serve.



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