mix vegetable poha

Mix vegetable Poha recipe is a healthy breakfast or snack from Maharashtrian cuisine prepared from dry flattened rice.

This Maharashtrian dish Mix vegetable poha is an easy-to-make dish that you can enjoy in your breakfast and even as evening snack. Moreover it is a very good and healthy option for tiffin or Lunchbox. Poha prepared with seasonal vegetables is filling for the stomach and curbs your cravings for junk food. Therefore Poha is a great recipe to trust upon by weight watchers.

This Mix Vegetable Poha recipe is a very good method to introduce different vegetables to kids. Above all adding on to multiple nutrients in diet.

Ingredients for Mix Vegetable Poha:

  • 1 cup thick poha(flattened rice)
  • 1 medium onion – finely chopped
  • ΒΌ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoon peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander leaves (cilantro leaves)
  • 1 small potato finely chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon beans finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon steamed peas
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1 green chilli finelychopped
  • 1-2 tablespoon oil
  • salt as required
  • lemon juice as required
  • 2 tablespoon grated coconut (optional)

How to Make Mixed Vegetable Poha

  1. Firstly heat oil in a pan.
  2. After that add mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  3. Now add peanuts and saute till they start getting brownish colour.
  4. Next add chopped onion saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Then add all other veggies (peas, potato, carrot and beans) and curry leaves and saute them for another 2 minutes.
  6. Add a pinch of salt and mix well. Cover the pan and let the veggies cook. 2-3 tablespoon of water can be added to cook veggies.
  7. Meanwhile soak poha in water. Rinse it to soften it. This will take around 2-3 minutes. Strain poha in different bowl.
  8. Stir the veggies and add poha, chopped chillis, salt, turmeric mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  9. Then add chopped coriander and mix well.
  10. Now turn off the flame and add lemon juice and grated coconut.
  11. Finally serve hot with tea.

Recipe Notes:

  • Better use thick poha for this preparation.
  • Long soaking time is not required. So take care of soaking period. 1-2 minute is enough.
  • If poha seems dry while preparing sprinkle some water.
  • Last but not least serve poha with ketchup or homemade chutneys especially to kids.