Poha Mixture

Poha Mixture - South Indian Feast

by Sandhya,

Do you struggle to answer your gurgling tummy in the evenings? Before hitting the shop next to you for tasty samosas or vadais, be brisk, think about what you can do from home while you watch a movie! Try this easy Poha Mixture. It is a super easy and quick snack so you don’t have to wait!

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins

Key Ingredients

Poha/ Rice flakes 4-5 tbsp
Ground nuts
Bengal gram
Cashew nuts
Curry leaves
Green chili
Oil for frying

For tempering

Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Jeera 1/2 tsp
Hing 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Chili powder 1/2 tsp
Sugar 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves a few


  1. Heat oil in a skillet, fry in oil seperately each of the following, Groundnut, Bengal gram, Cashew nuts, Raisins, Curry leaves and Green chilli. Fry till it is crisp. Set aside in a bowl.
  2. In the same oil, put the thick poha in a metal strainer (with a handle). Immerse the strainer in to the oil. Oil should be of medium heat. Fry it till it is crisp. Put it in a absorbant tissue paper and put on the bowl with other fried stuff.
  3. Heat another pan, add a little oil, add mustard seeds, jeera, few curry leaves, chilli powder, turmeric powder, required salt, sugar and hing/asafoetida.
  4. Add it add the fried poha. Mix well.

Enjoy the delicious mixture or Once the mixture is cool enough transfer the content in air-tight container

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