Aloo Matar Poha/ Potato Green Peas Flattened Rice

Aloo Matar Poha/ Potato Green Peas Flattened Rice

Traditionally poha is a staple breakfast food in Maharashtra. But this is not restricted a favourite breakfast recipe in all parts of country by now. This is easy to make and filling. One healthy food option for kids. This aloo matar poha is a variation of original kanda poha. Its called kanda poha in maharastra as kanda or onion is an important ingredient. We are adding potatoes and green peas to make it more tasty for kids.

Add this healthy breakfast to your list. I have replaced peanuts with green peas. Authentic poha recipe they add coconut and sev also.

Curry leaves is an important ingredient in this recipe.

Read other breakfast recipes like upma, vermicelli upma, bread roll, aloo kachori, aloo paratha, gobi paratha.

aloo matar poha
aloo matar poha

Aloo Matar Poha/ Potato Green Peas Flattened Rice

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian, North Indian, West Indian
Keyword Easy Less than 30 minutes Recipe, Healthy Snacks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author daintykitchen


  • Poha / Flattened Rice - 1 Cup
  • Refined Oil - 4-5 tbsp
  • Green Peas – 1/4 cup
  • Mustard Seeds- ¼ tsp
  • Onion- ½ sliced
  • Potato – 1 diced
  • Curry Leaves- 6-7
  • Green Chilli- 1 -2
  • Turmeric – ¼ tsp
  • Salt- ¼tsp or as per taste


  • Take 1 cup of poha and wash it properly and keep it aside to dry for some time. Then add salt as per taste to the washed poha and mix gently.
  • Add 4 tbsp oil to it. Once the oil is hot put mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • After that put curry leaf, green chilli and onion into it. Add diced potatoes and green peas and cover with lid. Keep on low flame.
  • Once potatoes & peas are properly cooked, add turmeric powder to the pan and mix well. Then add soaked poha into it.
  • Mix well and saute for a minute. Squeeze juice of 1 lemon. Add chopped coriander leaves. Mix well. Turn off the heat.
  • Sprinkle 5-6 drops of water and place the lid on kadai to moisten the flattened rice or poha.
  • Cover with a lid and rest for a minute. Now poha is ready to serve.
  • Serve poha served with finely chopped onion and tomato on top of it with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

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