Thin Poha (Beaten/Pressed Rice)Chiwda Recipe

Thin Poha (Beaten/Pressed Rice)Chiwda picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
Interest Group,


 Thin poha2 Cup (32 tbs) (Beaten/Pressed Rice)
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Coriander seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sesame seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Green chillies2 , chopped
 Dried red chilies2 , break in pieces
 Peanuts1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Almonds1⁄2 Tablespoon, shredded (Adjust quantity as required)
 Cashew1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped (Adjust quantity as required)
 Raisins1⁄2 Tablespoon (Adjust quantity as required)
 Asafoetida1 Pinch
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coriander powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Amchur1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oil3 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Sugar To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1109 Calories from Fat 696

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g123.8%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 456.3 mg19%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g29.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.6%

Sugars 10.9 g

Protein 28 g55.1%

Vitamin A 83.9% Vitamin C 184.6%

Calcium 25.8% Iron 79.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. If poha is soggy, preheat oven on 350. Bake poha for 5 mins or till it become crunchy. Don't forget to stir in between. (If you don't have oven you can use pan or kadhai on gas)
2. Heat oil in a pan, then fry pea nuts, cashews, almonds, raisins seperately & keep aside.
3. Add some more oil in a pan, add mustard and cumin seeds and let them crackle .
4. Add the green chillies, red chilly pieces , coriander seeds and seasame seeds, fry on medium level for about 2-3 minutes.
5. Drop in the curry leaves, asafoetida (Hing) and the turmeric powder and fry briefly.
6. Remove pan from gas. Then add poha, all powders, fried peanuts, cahsews, almonds, raisins, salt & sugar.
7. Stir poha & toss till it is well coated with oil and spices.
8. Let it cool and store it in an airtight jar.



Kanchana Kumar says :

Thanks for posting will try it today.
Posted on: 15 April 2010 - 11:27am

Sonam k says :

Thanks good Recipe
Posted on: 9 April 2010 - 5:28pm