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Healthy Red Rice Kanda Poha Recipe



Healthy Red Rice Kanda Poha Recipe

For many Maharashtrians, kanda poha is not just a recipe; it is a culture. Kanda poha is nothing but onion poha prepared in a certain way. Although there could be traditional connections to this feel-good recipe, the white refined poha could throw the weight loss efforts in vain.

 There is nothing to worry since Truweight has a healthier alternative which doesn’t compromise on the taste one bit. We have simply replaced the white poha or flattened rice with red rice poha. Prepared from red rice, this poha is rich in fibre, antioxidants, phytonutrients, phytochemicals, Vitamin E, protein, iron, and other nutrients.

 It is believed to be beneficial for the liver, kidney and stomach. When you combine this goodness with the dynamic taste of onion poha, then it is worth the entire effort.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Red Rice Kanda Poha Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 206 kcal


  • 50 gm Red Rice Poha
  • 50 gm Onion
  • 1 tbsp Ground Nuts
  • 2 nos Green Chilli
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • Salt – to taste
  • 3 pods Garlic
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 2 nos Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Coriander Leaves – a few


  1. Take ghee in a pan and add mustard, turmeric powder, curry leaves, green chilli, ground nuts and mix them thoroughly.

  2. Add onion, chilli powder, some salt and soaked red rice poha to it.

  3. Add lemon juice and mix them thoroughly.

  4. Cook for 10 mins.

  5. Add some coriander leaves for seasoning.

  6. You can serve your yummy and healthy red rice kanda poha.

Recipe Video

Nutritional Facts


Energy (Kcal)435.5
Protein (g)20.2
Fat (g)11.9
Carbohydrate (g)61.9
Dietary Fibre (g)25.6
Sugar (g)0
Cholesterol (mg)0
Sodium (mg)202

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  1. Desi Cooks says

    Thank you for sharing such a nice and informative blog. This is helps food lovers a lot.

    1. mehnaz says

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  2. L. Nagaraju says

    Kindly explain what is the name of korle akki (Kannada word) in Hindi.

    1. mehnaz says

      The English name for korle akki is Brown Top Millet. While in Hindi it may be called as Bhoora Bajra.