Add 1 cup of thick poha to a mesh strainer and rinse well with water. Keep mixing the poha while rinsing so that all of them get wet well.
Add all the ingredients to make the paste in a blender and blend to make a coarse paste. Do not add any extra water while blending.
Heat ghee and oil in a pan. Once the ghee is hot, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them crackle for 4-5 seconds.
Add cashew nuts and peanuts and fry until browned (2-3 minutes). Stir frequently while frying to ensure even browning.
Add onions and curry leaves and fry until the onions turn pink (3-4 minutes). Stir frequently.
Now add the green paste and cook until it is dried (2-3 minutes).
Add the soaked poha, salt, sugar and lime juice and mix well. Reduce the heat to low.
Garnish the ready poha with pomegranate seeds and serve hot.