Kanda Batata Poha
A very popular Maharashtrian breakfast – Kanda means onions in Marathi, Batata is potato and poha is Rice flakes/flattened rice. Flattened rice (also called beaten rice) is a dehusked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes.
Servings Prep Time
4helping 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4helping 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Rinse the poha through some running water twice and drain completely. Add the turmeric powder and let it mix gently into the poha.
  2. Heat oil in a wok and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies. When they start to pop, add the onions and hing ( asafoteida ).
  3. Saute until the onions turn transparent and then add the potato. Add a few drops of water and cover to let the potatoes cook.
  4. Once the potatoes are done, add the poha, peanuts, salt and sugar and mix thoroughly.
  5. Turn off the heat, and garnish with fresh coriander and lime juice. You can also add some crispy sev over it when you serve.