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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Potato Peas Poha | Aval Upma with Potato and Peas

Potato Peas Poha is a simple variation to regular Aval/Poha Upma. Potatoes and Peas are added to make a wholesome and healthy Breakfast. It is so quick and easy to make too. 

Recipe Source:Tadka Masala

What are the ingredients needed?

Pohe(beaten rice/ Aval), 1 1/2 cup
Peas, 1/2 cup
Medium sized potato, 2 nos.
Oil, 2 tsp
Black mustard seeds, 1/4 tsp
Fennel seeds, 1/4 tsp
Green chillies, 2-3 nos
Curry leaves, 1 sprig
Ginger, 1"- 2" long grated
Salt to taste
Water, as needed

How it is made?
  1. Wash the poha and let them soak for a minute or two and remove all the excess water and set them aside.
  2. Chop the potatoes to bite size pieces.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet, add the mustard seeds and fennel seeds, once they splutter, add green chillies, grated ginger, curry leaves, fry for a minute or two. 
  4. To this add chopped potatoes, peas, turmeric powder and salt, add water as required and cover and cook till they are done.
  5. Then mix the poha with this and cook for 2 minutes and serve them hot.


  1. lovely selection and great pics... i love poha...

  2. like your pics.. healthy breakfast..

  3. lovely color and looks delicious :)

  4. Thanks Divya for trying the recipe, and a bigger thanks for such nice words! :)

  5. Delicious pohe, my favorite, adding peas sounds nice idea.

  6. Poha looks awesome dear. Mouthwatering dish.

  7. Such a super filling and inviting peas pohe, love to finish that whole bowl.

  8. Most of the time this is our breakfast :)

  9. Love the color of the poha, favorite breakfast at home.

  10. I love Aloo n peas poha, filling n yummy :)
    Pics looks very tempting n delicious :)

  11. The one that that I make most is poha ..looks so yum

  12. All time favorite. Looks yummy.

  13. Makes a perfect breakfast, looks delicious Divya!

  14. Beautiful pictures really quite lovely

  15. Filling and yummy breakfast,love the idea.

  16. Looks delicious.. love the color...

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  17. A very Filling Dish... That's a very neat presentation...

  18. Beautiful poha Divya....perfect for a rainy Saturday morning the kind we are having, lol! The clicks are terrific.

  19. This recipe looks delicious. I love the flavors. What type of green chiles did you use?


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