Monday, January 19, 2015

Poha chat

Poha made from flattened rice,is an easy to cook nutritious snack.It is often eaten for breakfast or brunch.It is made in different ways and it is a staple breakfast  in many households.It has numerous health benefits.Eating poha regularly can prevent iron defociency.Children as well as adults can benefit greatly by consuming poha regularly in their diet.Poha chat is very easy to prepare and a delicious snack.I learn this recipe from my friend Prasanthi.We packed this when we went on a vacation during christmas.( I just skipped onions and tomotoes as we consume it as dry crunchy snack in our long road trip)It is very full in our stomach and a great snack during travelling.


  • Poha 2 cups( thin or thick preferebly thin)
  • jeera 1tspn
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tspn 
  • Urad dal 1/4 tspm
  • chanadal 1/4 tspn
  • Fried dal or daliya  2 tbspns
  • Peanuts 1/2 cup
  • chilli powder 1tspn
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tspn
  • curry leaves 1 to 2 strings
  • Lemon1/2 tspn
  • Chopped onion 1 tspn
  • Chopped green chilli1/2 tspn
  • chat masala 1 tspn
  • salt to taste
  • Oil 1 to 2 tbspn


  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds jeera,urad dal chana dal.When they start spluttering add peanuts and daliya.
  • Now add chilli powder and turmeric powder ,salt and curry leaves.
  • Add poha now and fry well in medium heat until poha is well fried( around 10 mins in medium flame.)
  • Switch of the flame and let it completely cool.Then add chopped onions,choped tomatoes,greenchilli ,chat masala and sprinkle some lemon juice.Enjoy the yummy crunchy snack.

Check out for fellow bloggers in BM#48


  1. Never heard of poha chaat before. It sounds like a crunchy and delicious snack.

  2. Seems like a chivda from poha converted into a chaat. Nice n crunchy.

  3. that is a new one to me!!! nice way to use poha!!

  4. This is so nice and sounds delicious too!

  5. I am sure this would have been a delicious crunchy one to enjoy!

  6. Wish i get that plate of poha chaat rite now, very crunchy and interesting.

  7. Crunchy & delicious poha chaat. Looks yummy!!

  8. Poha chat could finish this plate.

  9. Chat looks delish!! love the peanuts in it

  10. Love any kind of chaat! Poha sounds just as delicious.