Vegetable Poha


I have always had the typical poha that is cooked only with onions and peanuts. So, to make it more healthier and a complete nutritious breakfast, I have added veggies like carrots, capsicum tomatoes. You can add any vegetables of your choice. Below is my recipe for a perfect Indian snack prepared in no time.

Vegetable Poha Recipe


  • 3 cups Poha washed and rinsed
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 finely chopped tomato
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1 cup finely chopped capsicum
  • 1 finely chopped boiled potato or boiled potato
  • 1 cup chopped coriander
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts
  • 1 finely chopped green chilli
  • 1 tbsp jeera
  • 1 1/2 tbsp haldi / turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice or per taste (i have used one whole lemon)
  • 2 tbsp oil to cook
  • Salt per taste


  • In a pan, heat oil.
  • Add jeera and allow it to crackle.
  • Add onions and saute till translucent
  • Now add potatoes, tomatoes and mix well. Fry for 3 – 4 minutes. Add carrots and capsicum and stir all vegetables.
  • Add haldi, red chilli powder, sugar, salt and peanuts and mix well.
  • Add green chillies, lemon juice and mix well. Add little water if needed.
  • Saute for 5 minutes till then wash poha and drain off water.
  • Add washed poha, coriander and give it a good mix.
  • Mix and cook for 5 – 7 minutes.
  • Your delicious healthy poha is ready.
  • Garnish with coriander and sev and and enjoy your healthy breakfast over a hot cup of tea or coffee!!!
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