Kandhache poha

Kandhe is a Marathi word for Onion.Nowadays diet conscious people are avoiding potato.Even the procedure of doing poha is same as batate poha but the tastes differs when using onion.


  • Riceflakes -1 cup

  • Big Onion -1

  • Mustardseeds

  • Greenchilies -2

  • Curry leaves 1 stics

  • Corriander leaves

  • Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp

  • Oil 1 tblsp

  • Turmeric powder 1/4

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • salt for taste

  • sugar for taste

  • lime juice -1/2 tsp

Wash the rice flakes and drain it for half an hour.Cut the onion lenthwise.

Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seed to splutter.

Then add cumin seeds,greenchilies,curryleaves,onion.

Saute for a min ,add turmeric powder and the riceflakes and mix it up and cover with a lid.

Simmer the stove for 2-3 mins. Add salt,sugar and lemon juice according to your taste.

Finally garnish with corriander leaves and serve it hot.


Its a simple dish and easy to make. If poha is hard then keep aside for about 30 minutes after washing, if its a light we can use in a few minutes.

Even we can add urid dhal and red chillies while tempering.

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