Matar poha recipe, easy breakfast recipes

Matar poha | green peas poha upma is a healthy and quick breakfast recipe, made using thick poha and fresh green peas, recipe with step by step pictures. Poha upma is one of the family's favorite breakfast recipe, sometimes when we have a brunch on a Sunday, i make batata poha for evening tiffin too. Fresh green peas are in season and i wanted to post some recipes using fresh green peas. Do try this matar poha for breakfast or quick dinner or tiffin and i am sure you will like it for sure. I have used frozen peas for making this matar poha. You can use fresh green peas, either by pressure cooking them or by steaming the peas. If you are a green peas lover like me, then you should definitely try out our other green peas recipes

Matar poha recipe
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  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes
  • Serves: 2
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
  • Description: Matar poha | green peas poha upma is a healthy and quick breakfast recipe, made using thick poha and fresh green peas, recipe with step by step pictures.
     Thick poha  1 cup
    Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp + 1/4 tsp
    Sugar   1 tsp
    Salt  as needed
    Green peas  1/2 cup
    Oil  4 tsp
    Cumin  seeds  1/4 tsp
    Onion  2
    Green chili 3-4
    Mustard seeds  1/2 tsp
    Peanuts   1-2 tblsp (optional)
    Coriander leaves   few
    Lemon juice   1 tsp



Method  :

  • Wash the poha | aval and drain the water.
  • Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt and sugar to this and mix well.
  • Keep it aside. 
  • Chop the onions finely and slit the green chili.
  • In a pan add oil and add the mustard seeds and once it crackles add the slit green chili.
  • Add the raw peanuts to this and saute for few minutes in a medium low flame.
  • Add the chopped onions to this.
  • Add little salt and cook the onions till translucent.
  • Add in the turmeric powder to this.
  • Add green peas now, if using fresh peas, pressure cook for 2 whistles and add.
  • I used frozen peas. 
  • Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cumin seeds now. 
  • Now add the poha mixture to this.
  • Mix well evenly.
  • Let this cook for 2-3 minutes in a medium flame. 
  • Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • MAtar poha is ready to serve.
  • Serve the matar poha hot with ginger flavored tea. 
Notes:
  1. Always use thick poha for this matar poha.
  2. If you want you can add some veggies to make it more healthy.
  3. As peas has a sweetish taste, adding more green chilis will be tasty for the matar poha.

Peas poha recipe

Method with step by step pictures :

  • Wash the poha | aval and drain the water.
  • Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt and sugar to this and mix well.
  • Keep it aside. 
matar poha 1
  • Chop the onions finely and slit the green chili.
  • In a pan add oil and add the mustard seeds and once it crackles add the slit green chili.
  • Add the raw peanuts to this and saute for few minutes in a medium low flame.
  • Add the chopped onions to this.
  • Add little salt and cook the onions till translucent.
matar poha 2
  • Add in the turmeric powder to this.
  • Add green peas now, if using fresh peas, pressure cook for 2 whistles and add.
matar poha 3
  • I used frozen peas. 
  • Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the cumin seeds now. 
  • Now add the poha mixture to this.
  • Mix well evenly.
matar poha 4
  • Let this cook for 2-3 minutes in a medium flame. 
  • Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Matar poha is ready to serve.
  • Serve the matar poha hot with ginger flavored tea. 
Matar-poha
Notes:
  1. Always use thick poha for this matar poha.
  2. If you want you can add some veggies to make it more healthy.
  3. As peas has a sweetish taste, adding more green chilis will be tasty for the matar poha.
     

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