Poha Recipe| Onion Poha recipe| Chivda Recipe


Poha is the most common breakfast in Maharashtra, North Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, and most states of India. In some regions, it is also taken as an evening snack. Different regions introduce this recipe with different names like Pohe, Chivda, Aval, Sira or even Kahara Avalakki. Onion Poha Recipe is simple easy and quick it does not take a lot of time to cook. As we know in the busy schedule we don’t have extra time to make a good healthy breakfast. So, Poha is the best option for a healthy breakfast.Kandha-Poha

Poha is a rice that is flattened into flat, light, dry flakes oriented from the Indian subcontinent. It is also called a ‘Beaten Rice’. These flakes of rice have been swelled when water is added. This Poha Recipe is an easily digestible form of raw rice. Here I am going to share an easy and quick unique recipe of Poha. Firstly, just wash Poha with plain water(do not over soaked Poha as they turn mushy), take a pan to make a Poha masala when masala is perfectly cooked then add washed Poha into the masala. And your Poha is ready to serve with Sev or anything you like, in some area, this Poha Recipe serves with Yogurt(curd).Poha recipe

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Kandha Poha Recipe

Onion Poha recipe is quick and easy to cook with some simple ingredients.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, Maharashtrian
Servings: 4
Author: Deeksha


  • Pan


  • 400 gram Poha
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds(Rai)
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric powder(Haldi)
  • 1 tbsp Dhania Powder(Corriander powder)
  • 1/2 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • salt(as per your taste)
  • 4-5 Fresh Curry Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Green Chilli


  • Firstly, wash Poha until it becomes soft and easy to break
  • Now heat a pan to add a vegetable in it
  • Add Mustard Seeds, Fresh Curry Leaves and green chili into the pan, mix it well
  • Now add roughly sliced onions into the pan and leave it until it changes the colour into golden brown
  • Add Turmeric Powder, Chilli Powder, Corriander Powder, salt to taste
  • Mix it well in low flame, Add Washed Poha into the masala
  • Add lemon juice on to it and mix it well in low flame
  • Your Kandha Poha Recipe is ready to serve with Sev. You can also serve with green chutney, tomato ketchup.


  • Do not over soaked Poha in water otherwise your Poha become mushy.
  • Green Chilli is totally optional if you like spicy Poha then add it.
  • This Poha Recipe is always cooked on low -medium flame, if you cook Poha on high flame your Poha will be stick on the pan.


How to make Onion Poha Recipe step by step with Photo

  • Firstly, Take 400- gram Poha, Wash it with clean water until it becomes soft and easy to break.
  • Now heat a pan, add 2 tbsp of Vegetable oil into the pan.Chivda Recipe
  • Add 1 tbsp of Mustard seeds(Rai),4-5 Fresh Curry Leave and 1 Green Chilli in the pan.poha-recipe
  • After 2- 3 minute, add roughly chopped onions in the panonion
  • Leave it, until it changes the colour into golden brownOnion- Poha
  • Add 1 tbsp of turmeric powder, 1 tbsp of coriander powder, 1/2 chilli powder into the pan, salt (as per your taste), mix it well in low flamePoha-Masala
  • Add washed Poha into the masalaPoha
  • Add 2 tbsp of lemon juice and mix it in low flamepoha-recipe
  • Your Poha Recipe is ready to serve. Poha
  • You can garnish this Poha Recipe with Sev or can also serve with tomato Sauce or Green Chutney.Kandha-Poha

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  1. Before my son did not eat poha but after trying your way of making he really loved it a lot and also asked me to mage another time.Thank you so much for such a delicious recipe.


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