Dadpe Pohe is Maharastrian twist to your traditional Poha or rice flakes. Kanda Poha and Batata Poha are widely accepted versions of Poha preparations but this uncooked version of flattened rice along with aromatic spices will surely make a good morning or evening snack.
Raw poha absorbs the flavors so well that you cannot tell the Poha in Dadpe Pohe is uncooked. Serve it along with hot ginger tea.
How to Make Maharashtrian Dadpe Pohe
Dadpe Pohe Recipe
- 2 cups Flattened rice Poha thin variety
- 1 Onion finely chopped
- 1/2 Cup Peanuts Ground Nuts
- 2 Tbsp Oil
- 1/4 Cup Blanched Peas
- 1/4 Cup Fresh coconut grated
- Curry leaves Few
- 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves Finely chopped
- 1/2 Tbsp Mustard seeds
- 3-4 Green Chili Crushed/Sliced
- 1 Tbsp Lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp Sugar Salt to taste
- In a bowl with Poha, add water and wash it once and strain it.
- In a mixing bowl add chopped onion and salt and mix to release the moisture
- Now add boiled peas, chopped chilies, and drained out Poha, again add salt to taste
- Next, add sugar and mix all ingredients well.
- Heat a pan, pour in oil, and once the oil is hot add mustard seeds, once they splutter.
- Add peanuts and roast them on medium flame.
- Add curry leaves, mix and turn off the flame.
- Now add this tempering on the Poha mixture.
- Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves, grated coconut, and blend everything well.
- The colorful looking dadpe pohe is ready.
Serve them hot to your folks, and watch them go in to a food trance after taking a bite. The fresh flavor and crunchiness from peanuts is simply amazing!
Do try and let me know your experience with the recipe.
Siddhi Panchal is a food blogger at CookingwithSiddhi and food aficionado who loves to cook. Her cooking skills cover a range of Indian and international cuisines. Her aim is to enable other food enthusiasts explore their love for food by helping them cook delectable dishes from India and around the world.