Matar poha recipe

matar poha

Preparation time for matar poha -30 minutes

Ingredients for matar poha

  • Flattened rice(Poha/Chivda)-100 gm(any kind of poha)
  • Fresh green peas-250 gm
  • Green chilli (slit)-2 to 3
  • Chopped garlic-8 to 10
  • Chopped onion-1 (large)
  • Cooking oil-3 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/3 tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat a pan,¬†Add flattened rice and roast it for 3-4 minutes on low-medium flame.
  • Once the flattened rice turns crispy, take it out in a plate and keep it aside.
  • Add oil in the same pan and let it heat properly.
  • Add garlic and green chilli in hot oil, fry it for few seconds on low-medium flame.
  • Add onions and fry it for 2-3 minutes on low-medium flame.
  • Add green peas, turmeric powder and salt to taste, mix it properly.
  • Cover the pan, cook it for 4-5 minutes on low flame or till the peas are cooked properly.
  • Add roasted flattened rice, mix it and cook it on medium flame for one more minute, keep stirring.
  • Turn off the flame, matar poha is ready to serve, serve it hot.


  • You may sprinkle little black salt to enhance the taste.
  • Serve it instantly otherwise the poha will be soft and chewy.

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