Vegetable Poha

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Cooks in: 20 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Poha is a quick filling breakfast item popular all over India. Even though I have shared a simple poha recipe earlier, wanted to share this healthy variation with loads of veggies!


  • 1 Cup Barnyard /Kudhiraivali Flakes/Poha
  • 1 Tsp Jeera
  • 2 Slit Green Chillies
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 Finely Chopped Onion
  • 1 Cup ¬†Chopped veggies of potato, carrot, beans, peas and cauliflower
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Roasted Peanuts
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice


  1. Wash and drain the millet. Keep aside.
  2. In a 2 Ltr Pressure Cooker, add the following:
  3. Layer 1: 2 Tbsp Oil and 1 Tbsp water. Spread the mix evenly on the base of the cooker.
  4. Layer 2: Jeera and green chillies
  5. Layer 3: Chopped onions. Spread them evenly to cover the base.
  6. Layer 4: Spread the veggies evenly
  7. Layer 5: Turmeric powder, salt, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  8. Cook for 2 Whistles. Switch off.
  9. Manually release the pressure carefully.
  10. Add the drained flakes/poha and give a good mix.
  11. Keep covered for 10 minutes with weight on.
  12. Open, add lemon juice and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  13. Serve with a hot cup of tea!

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  1. Hi Ma’am. Today prepared vegetable poha with joawr flakes. Tasted awesome. Thank u so much for the healthy, nutritious and tasty dish.

    1. Hi Bala,
      Thanks so much for sharing your experience. Please share your picture through FB messenger. I’ll share it on FB page.

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