Jun 11, 2015

Aloo Poha Recipe / Batata Poha Recipe / Potato Poha Recipe

Poha is one of my favourite, we make it atleast once a week, but mostly it is southindian way by adding coconut to it..But this recipe is new to me and it taste just yummy. I have had this poha quite a few times during our trip to north, i loved it for breakfast..So i tried it yesterday and it was delicious..So here i am with the post.

Similar Recipes,
Poha Kheer
Poha Upma
Coconut Poha Upma
Poha Kozhukattai

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


Poha / Aval / Flattened Rice - 2 cups
Potato - 1 medium size peeled and cubed
Oil - 2 tblspn
Onion - 1 small chopped finely
Green Chillies - 3 to 5 chopped finely
Peanuts - 2 tblspn
Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Salt to taste
Sugar- 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp + 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp

Lemon Juice to taste
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
Water - 1/2 cup


Take poha in a bowl. Add in water, salt, 1/2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp turmeric and mix well. Set aside.

Now heat oil in a kadai. Add in peanuts and roast till golden. Add in mustard, chana dal, urad dal, hing and mix well. Fry till it turns golden.

Add in onions, curry leaves and green chilli. Add in little salt and sugar along with turmeric. Mix well.

Now add in potatoes and chilli powder, Mix well. Cover and simmer till potatoes are cooked.

Now increase the heat and roast the potatoes till it gets golden.

Now add in the poha and toss well. Once everything is heated up, add in coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Mix well and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Take poha in a bowl
add in water

season with some salt and sugar

add little turmeric powder

mix well using your hands

set aside for few mins

Heat oil in a kadai, add in peanuts and roast till golden

add in mustard, chana dal and urad dal

let them sizzle and get golden

add little asafoetida

add in curry leaves, onions and green chillies

add little salt and sugar

add in turmeric powder

mix well

add in little chilli powder

now add in potatoes

mix well

cover and cook on low flame till the potatoes are done

now the potatoes are cooked

increase the flame and roast the potatoes till it gets golden

now add in the poha

toss well

add in coriander leaves

squeeze little lemon juice

mix well



  1. Aarthi...first time visiting ur blog...I juz love it. Keep up the good work dear. Nice recipe. Its great that u have fans outside India also !! U rock !!! I am happy to follow u.....

  2. Aloo poha looks delicious and a wonderful step by step explanation as well.

    South Indian Home

  3. We make it a little differently but my husband doesn't like poha at all..I do make it for me and the kids though! That reminds me that I haven't blogged about this :)

  4. What an encouraging email from your reader dear, absolutely worth it :)

    These poha look so tempting, a perfect breakfast.

  5. I cannot resist poha.. My husband is not a huge fan tho'
    But I make it for myself ., :) looks good

  6. New to ur space and Happy to follow u.
    Do visit me as time permits

  7. Batata poha makes me hungry...simply inviting..

  8. lovely presentation dear..healthy aloo poha too!

  9. My MIL used to make very delicious poha. We usually add peanuts to poha.

  10. poha and potato are a good combination..loved the recipe..following u..drop at my space too :)

  11. wow...looks so yummy n delicious..
    first time to your blog..sure you have an awesome space here..interesting recipe collection..great clicks..
    Am your happy follower now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

  12. Love Poha anytime ! And being in Mumbai, we make this often, you version looks yummy with ginger and potatoes too :) And am sure its such a lovely mail from a fan ! Congrats dear

  13. Nice step by step pictures .. looks yummy..


  14. nice pohas ..n r these wheat ones...the color is brown and i have heard of brown wheat pohas..if so where do u get them??

  15. Hi Aarthi,
    First time here. I can imagine how you hav felt when you got that letter. These kind of words really motivates....
    Nice step by step pictures

    Hamaree Rasoi

  16. First time here..nice blog with good collection of recipes... nice step by step pics.. Nice combo of poha and potato :)

    Glad to follow you.


  17. First time here...Poha luks awesome


  18. Nice step by step tutorial. looks good

  19. These pohas are life savers in the morning chaos, aren't they?

  20. Poha looks good aathi..it's nice reading emails from readers..good job..

  21. Thanks for visiting my blog....Love this anytime!!
    Happy to follow you....

  22. Hi Aarthi, Tried this yday 14 June and doubled the receipe. Also made it with brown beaten rice. The dish came out yummy. Thanks.

  23. Nice one keep rocking us with all food recipes

  24. Such a fantastic yummy salad.I tried it last it came out very well.Thanks for sharing this we all love it
    Yummy poha recipe

  25. Aloo poha looks delicious and all steps are easy to explain.



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