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matar poha recipe also called green pea poha is a popular Indian evening snack which can be made very quickly. To maharashtrian kanda poha, matar is added by Maharashtrain’s to make matar poha.

Poha can be thought of as our desi breakfast cereal! All over India, it is a very popular breakfast choice. Cooked it different ways, poha is satiating and tasty. Here, we show you how to make the healthy matar poha. Every household has their own version of making poha. With a traditional tempering and everyday taste-makers like green chillies, lemon juice and coriander, the green pea poha has a homely yet snazzy taste.

Batata Poha is a breakfast dish that's really easy to make and is commonly eaten in most houses. To make it healthier, I have substituted potatoes with green peas in this matar poha recipe making it healthier with fibre-rich green peas.

Green peas poha is really quick and easy to make. The ingredients used in making it are easily available in every well maintained Indian household pantry. All you need is poha, green peas, onions and Indian spices to make green pea poha.

To make matar poha recipe, take oil in a deep non stick pan and add mustard seeds. Tradionally mustard seeds are added in poha which give it a unique taste. Next, add asafoetida. Add onions and boiled green peas and cook it for a while. Further add turmeric which imparts a beautiful color to our poha. Also. To enhance the taste of green pea poha, add green chilli paste which can be adjusted according to your preference of spice. Also, add sugar and lemon juice. And lastly, some milk to give poha a soft texture. Mix well and our green pea poha are ready to be relished!!

Vitamin C , present in the lemon juice, aids the absorption of iron from the poha, ensuring that you get the most of the nutrients in it. With the best of both worlds – taste and health – healthy green pea poha is worth giving a try!

Green pea poha is so wholesome and tasty that you can make it any time of the day, as breakfast, supper or a simple evening tea snack.

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Green Pea Poha, Matar Poha recipe - How to make Green Pea Poha, Matar Poha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Green Pea Poha
3 cups thick beaten rice (jada poha)
2 tbsp oil
2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
3/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
3/4 cup boiled green peas
1 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp lemon juice

For The Topping
2 tbsp freshly grated coconut
2 tbsp sev
2 tbsp pomegranate (anar)
Method

For green pea poha

    For green pea poha
  1. To make green pea poha, clean and wash the rice flakes in enough water and drain without using strainer. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the green chillies and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and green peas and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, poha, sugar, salt, coriander and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Top it with coconut, sev and pomegranate evenly over it and serve immediately.

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what is matar poha recipe made of ?

  1. Green pea poha is made from 3 cups thick beaten rice (jada poha), 2 tbsp oil, 2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson), 8 curry leaves (kadi patta), 1 tsp asafoetida (hing), 1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies,, 3/4 cup finely chopped onions, 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes, 3/4 cup boiled green peas, 1 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 2 tsp sugar, salt to taste, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania), 1 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut, 2 tbsp sev and 2 tbsp pomegranate (anar). See below image of List of ingredients for matar poha.

how to make matar poha recipe

  1. To make the matar poha recipe | green pea poha | healthy matar poha, first take this is 3 cups thick beaten rice (jada poha), we have used this variety and it is also called as rice flakes. 
  2. Add enough water. 
  3. Drain the water without using a strainer. Keep aside. 
  4. Heat the 2 tbsp oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  5. Add 1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
  6. Add 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
  7. Add the 1 tsp asafoetida (hing)
  8. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. 
  9. Add 1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
  10. Add 3/4 cup finely chopped onions
  11. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes. 
  12. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  13. Add 3/4 cup boiled green peas
  14. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute. 
  15. Add 1 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  16. Add the poha. 
  17. Add the 2 tsp sugar
  18. Add salt to taste. 
  19. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) and 2 tbsp of water. 
  20. Mix well. 
  21. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. 
  22. Add 1 tbsp lemon juice
  23. Mix well. 

how to do topping for matar poha recipe

  1. Transfer the matar poha recipe | green pea poha | healthy matar poha, into a serving bowl, top it with 2 tbsp of freshly grated coconut
  2. Sprinkle 2 tbsp sev
  3. Finally 2 tbsp fresh pomegranate (anar). Serve immediately. 

tips to make matar poha recipe

  1. Do not soak the poha way in advance as it will end up drying. 
  2. If serving poha later, sprinkle a little water and then re heat the poha. 
  3. If you are a jain you can avoid the onions. 
  4. Instead of green peas you can also add boiled corn.  
     

health benefits of healthy matar poha

  1. Healthy Matar Poha – a nourishing breakfast. 
  2. Poha lends in some iron and the vitamin C from lemon juice aids in its absorption. 
  3. Addition of green peas adds fibre to it. 
  4. You will also gain appreciable amounts of B vitamins which help in many chemical reactions in the body.
  5. This poha will keep you energetic till next meal. 
  6. Health conscious can reduce the oil for tempering to 2 tsp and avoid the use of sugar and sev. This would reduce the calorie count from 281 per serving to approx. 163 per serving. 
Accompaniments

Apple and Grape Juice 
Carrot and Red Pepper Juice 
Carrot Coriander Juice 
Coriander Green Garlic Chutney 
Ginger Melon Juice, Ginger Watermelon Juice 
Papaya Pineapple Juice 
Pineapple and Tulsi Juice 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy281 cal
Protein5.6 g
Carbohydrates46.2 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat8.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium11.7 mg

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Green Pea Poha, Matar Poha
5
 on 21 Dec 19 01:30 PM


Poha is a regular breakfast item at home which can be prepared in a number of ways.tried this version today and loved it.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your feedback. Happy cooking!
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23 Dec 19 11:45 AM
Green Pea Poha, Matar Poha
5
 on 25 Feb 18 01:56 PM


Prepared this dish . turned out very pleasing . thanks !
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Rahul, we are delighted you loved the Green Pea Poha recipe and it came out perfectly. Well done! Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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26 Feb 18 09:05 AM
Green Pea Poha, Matar Poha
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 on 08 Jan 17 08:45 PM


Batata Poha
5
 on 18 Sep 12 12:05 PM


Made this for my hubby. He loved it. :) This recipe feels full yet it is so light in the stomach. Ideal breakfast. Thanks Tarladalal team.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Toddler Chef , we are delighted you loved the Green Pea Poha recipe and it came out perfectly. Well done! Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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14 Oct 16 05:12 PM
Batata Poha
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 on 10 Nov 11 07:32 PM


Batata Poha
5
 on 06 Jul 11 03:30 PM


Thick Poha is healthy and has a nice mouth feel. Combined with a bit of potatoes and minimum oil the recipe has 18% fat level which is boarder line high. Tasty and the lime ads a nice tanginess to the poha. I have it often for breakfast.
Batata Poha
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 on 30 Dec 10 04:09 PM


The classic maharashtrian dish. Beautifully seasoned. loved the flavour of the kadi patta.