Sev tomato pohe

Sev tomato pohe

Steam cooked flattened rice with simple spices and tomato


  • 2 cups thick Poha
  • Finely chopped tomato to garnish (optional)
  • Coriander leaves for garnish.
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 cup cashew
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped green chillies
  • Besan flour sev to garnish (optional)


  1. Wash the thick poha with cool water until moistened. Poha should be damp but not soggy.
  2. Heat oil in pan. Crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Add chopped cashew, green chillies.
  3. Add chopped onion and cook till soft.
  4. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and sugar in it.
  5. Add moistened poha and mix carefully in low flame.
  6. Add lemon juice and continue to cook stirring frequently.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves, tomatoes and sev. Serve hot.

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