Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma – an easy breakfast recipe

Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma

Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma is a wonderful breakfast option that can be prepared in 15 minutes. It’s very healthy, tasty and filling. I am sharing the easiest method of preparing Poha upma | Chirer pulao in a jiffy that has very less ingredients in it. It’s made with flattened rice and potato mainly




Total cooking time of  Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma   : 15 minutes



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Ingredients for Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma cooked for 2 people:

  • Flattened rice or chire or chidwa – 2 cup
  • 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 green chillies – sliced
  • 1 potato – cut into small cubes
  • 1 onion – chopped
  • 1 tomato – chopped
  • 1 tbsp refined oil ( low absorb )
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • A few curry leaves





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Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma Recipe:

  • Wash the flattened rice or chiwda in a colander in running cold water with hands for 10 – 15 seconds. Keep aside to get it dry
  • Heat oil in a wok and drop mustard seeds and let them splutter in it
  • Add the potatoes. Stir fry them. Add turmeric powder and salt. Stir fry again for some time. Add curry leaves
  • Put the chopped onions and stir fry till the onions turn pink
  • Now add tomatoes. Stir fry them till the rawness of the tomatoes disappears and the potatoes are soft
  • Add the washed poha or chidwa. Since we washed the poha earlier, we don’t require additional water as they are soft already. In case you need just splash with a handful of water. Stir cook till the Poha is soft and cooked




Serve Poha upma | Chirer pulao | Flattened rice upma hot!




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