Red Rice Kanda Poha, Red Rice Poha Recipe or Red Poha Upma is a healthy and delicious breakfast option made using red poha and is very easy to make as well.

Red Rice Kanda Poha Recipe

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 159 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Red Rice Kanda Poha, Red Rice Poha Recipe or Red Poha Upma is a healthy and delicious breakfast option made using red poha and is very easy to make as well.

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Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 cup Red Rice Poha
  • 1/2 cup Potato Peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts
  • 1/4 cup Peas Boiled
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil Plus for Frying
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 10-12 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Green Chilli Slit into half
  • 1/2 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Chopped

Instructions

  1. Wash the poha and soak in enough water till it softens. ( Be careful at this step so that Poha doesn't become soggy )

  2. Drain the poha in a colander and let the excess water drain nicely.

  3. Keep aside.

  4. Heat oil for frying potatoes in a pan.

  5. When the oil is hot, add potatoes and fry on high heat till golden brown and crunchy from outside.

  6. Add peanuts in the hot oil and fry till slightly browned.

  7. Remove the peanuts in a plate.

  8. Transfer the oil in a container for later use.

  9. Add 2 tbsp oil in a pan.

  10. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and curry leaves.

  11. Let the mustard splatter for a few seconds.

  12. Add green chilies and onion and fry for 2-3 minutes.

  13. Add tomatoes and fry for a minute.

  14. Now add salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice, sugar, potato, peanuts and poha and mix well.

  15. Cook 2-3 minutes on low heat.

  16. Add fresh coriander and mix well.

  17. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

You can skip frying the potatoes and use boiled ones instead.

Nutrition Facts
Red Rice Kanda Poha Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 83mg4%
Potassium 289mg8%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 295IU6%
Vitamin C 68.6mg83%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.