How to make Proteinous Poha -

Soya granules makes this poha high in proteins

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Amrita Gupta.

Main Ingredients : Pressed rice (poha) (पोहा), Soya granules (सोया ग्रैन्यूल्ज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Proteinous Poha

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Proteinous Poha Recipe

  • Pressed rice (poha) 2 cups

  • Soya granules soaked 1/2 cup

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies 3

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Onion chopped 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Take poha in a colander, pour three to four cups of water over to moisten them. Drain and keep aside.

Step 2

Peel, wash and grate ginger. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies.

Step 3

Wash curry leaves and pat them dry. Peel, wash and finely chop onions.

Step 4

Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves.

Step 5

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds and sauté for few seconds.

Step 6

Add grated ginger, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, onion, turmeric powder, soya granules and sauté for five to seven minutes till onions are soft.

Step 7

Add poha and toss over medium heat till it is heated through.Add salt and lemon juice. Toss well.

Step 8

Serve hot immediately garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.