Poha/Flattened Rice Flakes

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Lee 02 May, 2021

Poha made from flattened rice, is an easy-to-cook, nutritious snack. It is a traditional Indian breakfast made with onions, basic spices and herbs. Checkout the recipe now!


2 Cups Poha (Rice Flakes)

1 Small Onion (Chopped)

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 Tsp Black Mustard Seeds

2 Tbsp Turmeric Powder

¼ Tsp Salt

2-3 Bay Leaves , for flavor


1. In a large skillet, add chopped onion, olive oil, salt, bay leaves and black mustard seeds. Cook on a medium heat until the onion becomes translucent, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low.

2 .In a strainer, add the 2 cups of rice flakes - run under tap water for 2-3 minutes, ensuring flakes are soaked. Allow to strain completely, flakes should begin to plump up.

3. Add rice flakes to the skillet, heating for about 3-5 minutes. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Serves 4

Nutritional Info

Calories 160kcal, Fat 4.2g, Carbs 5.5g, Protein 1g

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