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Kanda poha is a popular maharashtrian breakfast recipe. A step by step Video of easy kanda poha recipe in Hindi. Kanda poha is a popular dish from Maharashtra which is served as a breakfast or snack. For making kanda poha or Kande pose, beaten rice (known as poha in Hindi) is cooked with a tadka/tempering of onion green chillies and mustard seeds and other spices. It is a simple Indian breakfast recipe but so hearty and flavourful.

Kanda Poha Recipe - How to Make Poha

Kanda poha is a popular Indian Vegetarian breakfast recipe. Flattened rice or pohe is cooked with onion, potato, curry leaves and spices to make healthy Maharashtrian breakfast.
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Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: indian cuisine, maharashtrian
Keyword: 20 Minutes, breakfast bowl, poha
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 347kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 300 g flattened rice pohe
  • ½ cup onion chopped
  • ½ cup potato
  • 2 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon green chilli chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar powdered
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds Rai
  • 75 grams peanuts raw moongfali
  • 2 tablespoon Sev
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander Dhania chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Coconut Nariyal grated


  • Wash pressed rice/beaten rice in a strainer under running water
  • Drain out excess water from the beaten rice. Keep them aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • When the mustard seeds start to splutter add peanuts and fry them for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add chopped onion and Fry them for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chopped green chillies and cook them for a minute.
  • Add salt to taste and turmeric powder Mix well.
  • Now add poha /flattened rice. Mix it well, but with gentle hands.
  • Add lemon juice followed by powdered sugar. Mix them lightly with poha and cook for few more minutes.
  • Finally garnish the hot plate of poha with sev, grated coconut and coriander leaves and serve hot with some masala chai.



Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 78mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1249IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 3mg