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Flattened Rice Poha



Flattened Rice Poha is a popular Indian breakfast dish made from flattened rice. It is a light and iron rich dish that is easy to make. The flattened rice is first soaked in water for a few minutes and then cooked with spices, vegetables and topped with roasted peanuts. It can be served with a side of yogurt to make a complete meal. It is easy to digest for children and adults alike.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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flattened rice (poha)

2 cups

onion, finely chopped


tomato, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the flattened rice in water for 10 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

Step 3:

When the seeds start to splutter, add the chopped onion and sauté until it turns golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the chopped tomatoes, green chillies, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.

Step 5:

Sauté for a few minutes until the tomatoes are cooked.

Step 6:

Add the soaked flattened rice and mix well.

Step 7:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 8:

Cover the pan and cook for 5 minutes on low heat.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11697 users have chowed down on Flattened Rice Poha a whopping 16723 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Flattened Rice Poha like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Flattened Rice Poha, our users are head over heels in january, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Flattened Rice Poha is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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