Aloo Poha | How to make Batata Kanda Poha

Aloo Poha is a popular and comforting Indian breakfast dish made from flattened rice (poha) and potatoes (aloo), cooked with a blend of aromatic spices and herbs. This dish is especially beloved in Maharashtra, where it is often enjoyed with a cup of hot tea. Aloo Poha is celebrated for its simplicity, quick preparation, and the delightful harmony of flavours and textures it offers, making it a staple in many Indian households.

Aloo Poha
Aloo Poha


Aloo Poha

Aloo Poha

Relish the light and flavorful taste of Aloo Poha, a traditional Indian breakfast dish made from flattened rice (poha) and potatoes (aloo). This quick and easy dish is sautéed with onions, mustard seeds, turmeric, green chilies, and garnished with fresh coriander leaves. The potatoes add a hearty texture, while the spices give it a zesty flavour. Perfect for a wholesome breakfast or snack, Aloo Poha is a beloved dish that combines the simplicity of ingredients with delightful flavours. Enjoy this comforting and nutritious meal, a staple in many Indian households.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5 People
Calories 185 kcal


  • Measuring Cups
  • Sieve
  • Vessel
  • Chopper Board
  • Knife
  • Steel Kadhai
  • Spatula


  • 5 cup Flattened Rice
  • 5 nos Green Chilli
  • 3 nos Onion
  • 1 no Potato
  • ½ bunch Coriander leaves
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 10 nos Curry leaves
  • ½ cup Peanuts
  • ¼ cup Roasted Bengal Gram


  • Take a vessel and 5 cup Flattened Rice with water after sieving it.
  • Now add water so that they get soaked. Soak for 40-60 seconds and drain the water completely.
  • Now slit and chop 5 nos Green Chilli, chop 3 nos Onion in medium size, chop 1 no Potato and ½ bunch Coriander leaves. Collect in a plate.
  • Now toss the flattened rice and gently separate if there is any stickiness. Then add 2 tsp Salt and 1 tsp Turmeric Powder. Mix them gently.
  • Now in a steel kadhai heat 6 tbsp Oil. Now add 1 tsp Mustard Seeds and 1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • Then add Chopped Green Chilli's and 10 nos Curry leaves. Mix it and add ½ cup Peanuts and ¼ cup Roasted Bengal Gram. Mix it and fry for 2-3 minutes or until crunchy.
  • Now add Chopped Potato Pieces. Fry on medium flame until it gets half cooked. It takes around 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add Chopped Onions and turn the flame to high and mix it. Cook until the onion gets half cooked.
  • Now turn the flame to low and add flattened rice and mix it gently and thoroughly. It takes 2 minutes.
  • Now sprinkle chopped coriander leaves, turn off the flame and mix it. Transfer to a container. Aloo Poha is ready.



Serve hot and fresh Aloo Poha with Chopped tomatoes or Curd or Lemon.
Keyword Aloo Kanda Poha, Aloo Poha, Batata Poha

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