Power Poha

Power Poha

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With iron-rich poha and protein-rich kabuli chana, Power Poha is an ideal breakfast that provides for your kids’ active days and constant growth. Bright yellow poha, interspersed with everybody’s favourite kabuli chana, with tomatoes for added brightness and lemon juice for a refreshing tang, Power Poha is quite appealing.

Power Poha recipe - How to make Power Poha

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2 cups thick beaten rice (poha)
1/2 cup soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
1/4 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
2 tsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Place the poha in a sieve and hold it under running water for a few seconds. Keep aside for 2 minutes for the water to drain out completely.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the turmeric powder, tomatoes and kabuli chana, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the green chilli paste, chilli powder, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the soaked beaten rice, sugar, lemon juice and coriander, mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy199 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates35 g
Fiber3.7 g
Fat4.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.9 mg
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Power Poha
 on 10 Aug 13 06:51 PM

Power Poha
 on 29 Aug 12 10:23 AM

this is rich in protein, very good for breakfast. I tried this for my and husband's breakfast as I am working full time. I also tried this for my nephew who is 4 years old
Power Poha
 on 21 Oct 10 11:03 PM

i use to add green peas to poha but kabuli chana...never imagined! these power poha is extremely tasty and innovative. it has become a part of my breakfast menu and sometimes i make it for my daughters tiffin.