potato poha


Aval                                       1 cup

Potato                                 1

Onion                                   1

Green chilly                      2

Raisin                                   1 spoon

Cashews                             1 spoon – broken

Sugar                                   1 to 2 spoons(optional)

Curry leaf                          1 strip

Coriander leaf                as required

Mustard                              ½ spoon

Jeera                                    1 spoon

Hing                                      liberal pinch

Turmeric powder          small pinch

Lemon                                 1 (small)

Roasted Peanuts         2 tbsp

Cooking oil                      3 to 4 tbsp


  • Wash and soak aval for 3 to 5 minutes depending on the quality of aval.
  • Cook potato upto 50% (remaining cooking will be done during preparation) and cut into small pieces.
  • Chop onion, ginger, green chilly and coriander leaves finely.
  • Heat oil in kadai, add mustard, jeera, hing, curry leaves, raisins, cashews and green chillies.
  • Once done, add onion cuts, salt and turmeric powder, sauté for 2 to 3 minutes till onions are cooked and become soft.
  • Add half cooked potato cuts, sauté and cook well.
  • Drain water completely from aval,  transfer to kadai and mix well.
  • Add peanuts (as half broken or coarse grind in mixie)
  • Switch off burner once fully mixed well and completely done.
  • Add  lemon extract and coriander leaves.
  • Add one or two spoons of sugar(optional).
  • Mix well and serve.

recipe shared by Mrs. Nishitha Jatin, my flat friend.





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