Learn How to make Poha at home with this easy recipe. Savory Poha Recipe has earned fame as a traditional Maharashtrian dish. It is said streets of Indore offer the best Poha-Jalebi is a popular breakfast.
What is Poha
Poha is most likely served in breakfast whenever you visit a Maharashtrian home. It is made from de-husked rice which is flattened into light dry flakes. These flakes of rice swell when added to liquid.
How to make Savory Poha Recipe
Apart from Poha ,de-husked rice can also be taken without cooking. It is soaked for some time and served with Curd , banana as a Breakfast in the Eastern part of India. There are a few regional Odia delicacies which I absolutely love eating any time.
A dish called ‘Chuda Kadam’ which is served with Dalma in Odisha. It is a popular Breakfast in Puri .
There are 2-3 varieties of Bitten Rice available in the market. You can use the thick one .Mostly the white is used , but you can also try the Red variety . They taste better.
In Maharashtra they use the White thick variety to make the popular Savory Poha Recipe.
I have added roasted peanuts to my recipe. You can also add fried cashew to it . If you like you can add seasonal veggies like beans , cauliflower or green peas.
You can add potatoes too and make a potato Poha. But cut into small cubes , it will cook easily.
Indore is a city that prides itself on its food. It is famous for it’s night food-street “sarafa” where delicious namkeen, snacks & lip smacking sweets are sold right from 8 pm up to 3 am.