Poha Pulao (Cheera Pulao)

Poha pulao (Cheera Pulao) is easy to make at home for evening snacks. This is a comparatively heavy yet healthy snacks (and delicious too). It’s takes about 15 mins to prepare this at home.



* 2 cups of thick poha (cheera)
* Raw peanuts
* 1 small onion
* 1 carrot
* 5-6 beans
* 1 small potato
* 1 inch ginger
* 2-3 green chilli
* 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
* Salt
* Vegetable oil

Preparation time: 5 mins.

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 2


  1. Take 2 cups of poha and wash it until it become little soft and keep aside. Do not keep long in water else it will almost dissolve and lose its form.

  2. Take 1 small onion, 1 carrot, 5-6 beans, 1 small potato, 1 inch ginger, 2-3 green chilli and chopped all of them into small pieces.

  3. In a non stick frying pan put 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil and heat the oil for 2 mins in a medium heat. Put handful of raw peanuts into frying pan and fry until it become golden brown and keep aside.

  4. In the same oil put all the vegetable (step 2) then add salt to taste, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, handful of green peas and fry for 5 mins until the vegetables become tender and stir occasionally.

  5. Put poha (step 1) and fried peanuts (step 3) and mix well.

Garnishing: You can add tomato sauce on the top of the pulao. This make the dish more tasty.

Poha Pulao is ready to serve for heavy breakfast or as a evening snacks.