Monday, April 14, 2014

Kande Poha {Version 2}

Kande Poha

Madhya Pradesh is situated in central part of India. The staple food are wheat, meat, rice & fish. They changed from region to region. The well know dishes from this state are korma, sabudana Kichiri, biryani, pilaf, dal bafla, milk based dishes & many more.
Kande Poha is a breakfast dish & it is served along with jalebi in Indore and Malwa regions. The fennel seeds added in the dish varies this dish from Maharashtrian style kande poha.

Kande Poha
Prep Time-10mins | Cook Time-15mins | Serves-1person
Adapted From : Desi Soccer Mom
1Cup thick poha {flattened Rice}
1small onion finely chopped
1Small potato finely chopped
2Green chili's slit into half
1/4Cup green peas 
1/2Tsp turmeric
1Tsp sugar
Salt to taste
1Tbs lemon juice {optional}
Few coriander leaves for garnish 
2Tbs coconut flakes for garnish
For seasoning 
1Tbs oil
1Tsp mustard seeds
1Tsp fennel seeds
Few curry leaves 
- Wash poha with water & drain any left over water. Keep aside. 
- Heat pan with oil. To that add mustards, fennel & curry leaves.
- Once the mustard starts jumping add onions & green chili's to pan. 
- Fry them translucent & add potatoes & green peas to pan. 
- Close pan with lid & cook till potatoes are cooked. 
- Check if potatoes are cooked. Then add turmeric, sugar, salt & poha to pan. Mix them well & adjust taste if needed. 
- Cook poha on low heat for 2min-3mins. Switch off heat. Mix lemon juice with poha.
- Garnish with coriander leaves & grated coconut.
- As mentioned lemon juice is optional. Drizzling a little will boost the flavor of the dish.
- Recipe I followed used fruits like pomegranate & grapes as garnish.

Kande Poha
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  1. Such a famous and delicious one!!! a perfect breakfast!!

  2. looks delicious.. I love poha anytime... :)

  3. I dont mind finishing that bowl of filling and delicious poha..

  4. adding peas to poha is always a good ideqa...lovely pohas and very well captured

  5. Simple and quick breakfast. Always comes handy.

  6. Nice pictures and a really nice bowl of poha.

  7. I love poha and this is making me drool...

  8. poha looks great with that lemon wedge

  9. Same pinch,such an easy and healthy filling poha,nice clicks..

  10. The pictures are stunning..very nicely presented!

  11. Perfect dish for any time of the day.

  12. Wow this looks so delicious. I want to grab it off the screen.

  13. My fav breakfast/snack/dinner :)

  14. Nice breakfast and I was surprised when I first read it is served with jalebi in Indore. Nice choice for the state.

  15. wow such an delicious kande poha and you have made them very tempting !!

  16. Healthy dish and I love the addition of peas...