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Apr 14, 2011

Tomato Poha

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          Started the Tamil new year day with my favorite poha - breakfast :) This time i made tomato poha..little tangy n tasty poha. Also added few frozen peas to make my breakfast yummy n filling. It was really awesome n we loved it...The recipe as follows...

  1. Poha(thick)    1 cup
  2. Onion   1 big (i used 15 pearl onions)
  3. Tomato   2 no.(chopped)
  4. Green chillies    3 no.s(chopped)
  5. Frozen peas   less than 1/4 cup(optional)
  6. Ginger    1 tsp(chopped)
  7. Garlic   3 large flakes
  8. Turmeric powder    a pinch
  9. Coriander Leaves   5 sprigs(finely chopped)
  10. Salt    to taste
To temper
  1. Oil    2-3 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds    1/4 tsp
  3. Fennel seeds    1/4 tsp
  4. Chana dal   2 tsp
  5. Urad dal     1 tsp
  6. Curry leaves    few
  • Wash and soak the poha for 2 minutes and drain the poha n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pan,add the tempering ingredients and allow to splutter n fry the chana n urad to golden brown.
  • Then add the curry leaves,ginger,garlic,green chillies and saute for few seconds and add onions(cut in lengthwise) and saute till onion turns pink n transparent.
  • After that add chopped tomatoes ,peas and turmeric powder and saute till tomato turns tender n mushy.
  • Now add the drained poha ,enough salt and mix well and fry for a minute.
  • Lastly add some chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.
  • Yummy Tomato Poha is ready now...Serve Hot !!!
I made it little soft (for my kutties) avoid this don't soak it and drain immediately after washing.


  1. ரொம்ப நல்லாயிருக்கு,தக்காளியில் இதுவரை செய்த‌தில்லை..

  2. It was excellent n delicious for breakfast.Super sangeetha!

  3. Sangeetha, just came here after u left comment on my tomato poha.. looks like u have made so many different types of poha.. have to try making wiht all these ingredietns

  4. It's one of the amazing poha recipes I have come across... It's being long I m making poha by this recipe and everytime everybody in my family relishes it. Thankyou

  5. Thank you so much for updating this dish. This is undoubtedly another new way of making poha. I am glad I came across this. My mom is going to love this unique combo.


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