Baked Poha


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Poha is a preferred and one of the most popular breakfast snacks in Maharashtra and other parts of India too, because it is tasty, filling and versatile too. Atleast, once in a week poha is made for breakfast in every other Indian household.

You can prepare a variety of dishes using poha ranging from upma to vada. Here is an innovative Baked Poha which is way different from the regular batata or kanda poha. The method of cooking varies and also the colour as we have not used turmeric in the baked poha recipe. Though, the recipe might look different the taste does wonders.

To make baked poha recipe, we have started by soaking semolina, followed by washing poha under running water. Transferred the poha in a bowl and have added soaked semolina, curds, coriander, green chilies, sugar, salt and lemon juice. You can also add the lemon juice at the end if you wish to and skip this step. Mix well and spread in a greased baking dish. Further, we have prepared a tempering by heating oil in a non-stick pan and have added mustard seeds and asafoetida. Once cooked, pour over the poha mixture and bake in a pre-heated oven on 200 C for 15-20 mins. Garnish baked poha with coriander and enjoy with a hot piping cup of masala chai!

Here, we have skipped the traditional method of cooking poha on stove and rather baked it in an oven.

Beaten rice flakes are fortified with curds, lemon juice and other ingredients, supplemented by soaked semolina, and baked in an oven till it cooks and the flavours fuse. You will enjoy the texture and flavour of this unique dish.

Make sure you have baked poha immediately.

Enjoy baked poha recipe | poha in oven | baked beaten rice with spices | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.

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Baked Poha recipe - How to make Baked Poha

Soaking Time:  10 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  15 to 20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Baked Poha
1 1/2 cups thick beaten rice (jada poha)
1 tbsp semolina (rava / sooji)
1/2 cup curd (dahi)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
For baked poha

    For baked poha
  1. Combine the semolina and 1 tbsp of water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside to soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Wash the poha in running water for a few seconds. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Transfer the poha into a deep bowl, add the soaked semolina, curds, coriander, green chillies, sugar, lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  4. Spread this mixture evenly in a greased baking dish and keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
  7. Pour this tempering evenly over the poha mixture and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400 °f) for 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Serve the baked poha immediately garnished with coriander.

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Preparation for Baked Poha

  1. To begin making baked poha, in a small bowl take semolina.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of water in a bowl.
  3. Mix well and keep aside to soak for 10 minutes.
  4. To make nutritious baked poha, clean and place the beaten rice or jada poha in a strainer.
  5. Place the beaten rice on a sieve under a running tap and wash lightly to soften them.
  6. Drain and leave aside for 10 minutes.
  7. Grease a baking dish lightly with oil or butter.

How to make Baked Poha

  1. After washing and draining, transfer the jada poha into a deep bowl.
  2. Add soaked semolina.
  3. Add curd. To learn how to make dahi, check out this detailed recipe of curd made using cow’s milk at home how to make curd.
  4. Add coriander.
  5. Add green chillies as per the spice you prefer. Alternatively, you can use green chilli paste.
  6. Add sugar. You can add more or less sugar as per the taste you prefer or simply skip adding it to make spicy baked poha.
  7. Add lemon juice.
  8. Add salt and mix well.
  9. Spread the prepared mixture evenly in a greased baking dish and keep aside.
  10. To temper baked poha, heat the oil in a small non-stick pan.
  11. When the oil is hot, add the mustard seeds.
  12. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
  13. Pour this tempering evenly over the poha mixture. This tadka enhances the taste of baked poha.
  14. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (400 °F) for 10 to 15 minutes.
  15. Serve baked poha immediately garnished with coriander. Poha and sprouted vatana samosa, Poha khichu and Power poha are some other unique snack recipes made using poha.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy187 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates25.5 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat7.5 g
Cholesterol4 mg
Sodium8.8 mg
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Reviews

Baked Poha
5
 on 07 Jan 16 06:55 PM


Awesome.. I and my husband loved it..
Baked Poha
5
 on 14 Oct 15 08:56 AM


My family was bored of the regular batata poha so I decided to make this recipe. I make this for breakfast and serve it immediately when baked so it doesn''t dry up.the combination of poha, curds, lemon juice and spice does taste yumm...
Baked Poha
5
 on 05 Apr 11 11:29 AM


very good recipe and quick to make
Baked Poha
5
 on 15 Feb 11 02:27 PM


Baked Poha
4
 on 18 Oct 10 10:40 AM


it is tasty and very convinient for working women.Thanks for sharing.