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Poha Upma Recipe

Looking for an easy Poha Upma recipe? Learn how to make Poha Upma using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pswaroop

Makes 2 servings



Poha thick(Pressed Rice Flakes), an Indian instant rice that is washed and steamed, can be served at breakfast or for quick snacks.

Recipe Ingredients for Poha Upma

0.67 serving Poha Thick
1 cup chopped Red Onion
0.17 oz Peanuts, All Types, Dry-roasted
1 tsp Turmeric, Ground
1 tsp Salt
0.33 serving Extra Light Tasting Olive Oil
1 tsp Spices Mustard Seeds

Recipe Directions for Poha Upma

  1. Rinse the poha flakes under running water to remove any impurities or dirt. Drain the water.

  2. Soak the rice in 2 tsp. water for five minutes.

  3. Fluff the rice with a fork to keep the poha from becoming mushy.

  4. Add the salt and lime juice to the poha, mixing them together gently with a fork so as not to mash or break the poha.

  5. Heat the pan over medium heat.

  6. Add 1 tsp. olive oil to the center of the pan.

  7. Add the mustard seeds, dried red chili, turmeric, curry leaves and peanuts to the oil.

  8. Roast the ingredients for minute. The mustard seeds will pop as they roast.

  9. Add the green chilies, peas, carrots and onions, cooking for one minute. The onions are ready when translucent.

  10. Fluff the poha before adding it to the pan. Sprinkle the mixture with water if the poha is too dry.

  11. Gently stir the mixture, coating the poha with the flavor and color of the other ingredients. Serve with lime juice or chutney

Categories

Rice, Breakfast, Brunch, Indian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 137.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
1190mg
50%
Potassium
44mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
22.6g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 6% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
79% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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