Let’s agree – poha is the best breakfast option for more people across India. It is light, nutritious and does not require extensive ingredients for cooking. In fact, if you look around, you will find each region with their unique poha recipes. While some like to fry poha with peanuts and enjoy as a crispy poha chivda, some make it a light meal with vegetables, curry leaves, mustard seeds and a little lemon juice on. Then there are some who make delicious desserts like kheer and laddoo with poha. Here we bring you some poha recipes that are quick and easy to prepare and make for a healthy meal in no time. It is true! You just need 5 minutes and a handful of ingredients to prepare these poha dishes at home. Take a look.
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Here are 5 Poha recipes that can be prepared in 5 minutes:
One of the easiest recipes, it’s basically a one-pot meal prepared by mixing milk, poha, dried fruits and sugar. The sugar can also be replaced with jaggery, coconut sugar or honey. Click here for the recipe.
Here is a perfect alternative for those who avoid milk early in the morning. Try dahi poha – a mix of poha, dahi, jaggery and more. You can also replace poha with murmura in the recipe. Click here for the recipe.
A Bengali version of dahi poha, doi chire is prepared by mixing sweet curd (mishti doi), poha and fresh fruit. You can also add caramel, sandesh, etc. to it to make the dish tasty anyway. You have to give it a try. Click here for the recipe.
A perfect winter delicacy, gur poha is referred to as jaggery aval in southern India. Like porridge (a dry version of it), this poha is a meal in one pot made with jaggery, coconut and soaked flat rice. It is also called chire makha in Bengali. Click here for recipe.
Did you know that you can also make delicious desserts with a handful of poha ?! Here is a poha laddoo recipe that can be prepared by mixing poha, jaggery and dry fruits together. Check out the 5-minute poha laddoo recipe here.
Try these delicious poha-based recipes and tell us which one you liked best.
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