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Veg Poha



Veg Poha is a popular Indian breakfast dish made with flattened rice, vegetables, and spices. It is a quick and easy dish to make and is a great way to start the day. The flattened rice is cooked with onions, potatoes, green peas, and spices such as turmeric, cumin, and mustard seeds. It is usually served with a side of chutney or pickle. Veg Poha is a healthy and nutritious dish that is high in fiber and protein.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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poha (flattened rice)

1 cup

potatoes, diced

1/2 cup

green peas

1/4 cup


1/4 cup

grated coconut

1/4 cup

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

lemon juice

2 tablespoons

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the poha in water for 5 minutes. Drain and keep aside.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When they start to splutter, add the potatoes and green peas.

Step 3:

Saute for a few minutes until the potatoes are cooked.

Step 4:

Add the peanuts, grated coconut, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.

Step 5:

Add the poha and mix gently. Cook for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add the lemon juice and coriander leaves. Mix well.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chutney or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 115064 users have chowed down on Veg Poha a whopping 228951 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Delhi, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Indore, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Veg Poha like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Veg Poha is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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