Indori Style Poha / Flattened Rice Poha

When you have Poha along with onions, sev know that it's gotta be from Indore!
O Bhiya! Indori Poha nahi khaya toh phir kya khaya?


Poha 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Red chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Fennel seeds 1 Teaspoon
Onion 1
Green chilli 2 , slitted
Curry leaves 10
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Potato 1
Coriander 2 Tablespoon
For garnish:
Chopped onion To Taste
Grated coconut To Taste
Pomegranate seeds To Taste
Sev To Taste
Lemon To Taste
Jalebi 6



1. Wash poha 2-3 times, drain and set aside, let little water remain.

2. In the poha add required amount of salt and red chilli powder.

3. In a pan heat oil, and add mustard seeds abd once they start to splutter add fennel seeds, onion, green chillies and curry leaves.

4. Cook this till the onions turn translucent, for about 3-4 minutes.

5. Next add turmeric powder, potatoes and cover it till potatoes are cooked through.

6. Add the poha and let it cook for 5 minutes on low heat with a lid on.

7. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with coriander leaves.


8. Serve immediately with a garnish of onion, coconut, pomegranate seeds, sev, lemon and jalebi.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4