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Poha Balls

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Poha Balls

Main Ingredients

Pressed rice (poha),





Level Of Cooking



  • Pressed rice (poha) thick
    2 cups
  • Oil
    2 tablespo
  • Mustard seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida
    a pinch
  • Turmeric powder
    1 teaspoon
  • roasted peanuts crushed
    1/4 cup
  • Curry leaves
  • Green chillies seeded
  • Onions finely chopped
    3 medium
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Bread crumbs
    1 cup


Step 1

Wash poha thoroughly. Drain and set aside. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida, turmeric powder and peanuts and mix well.

Step 2

Add curry leaves, green chillies and onions. Mix and sauté till onions are translucent.Add salt to poha and add to the pan.

Step 3

Mix well, cover and cook for four to five minutes. Sprinkle sufficient water to keep the poha moist. Remove from heat and transfer into a bowl.

Step 4

Divide the poha mixture into small equal portions and shape into balls.Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Coat the balls with breadcrumbs and deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.

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