Proteinous Poha Recipe - Soya granules makes this poha high in proteins

This recipe is contributed by Member Amrita Gupta.

Main Ingredients : Pressed rice (poha), Soya granules

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snack

Proteinous Poha

Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Proteinous Poha Recipe - how to make Proteinous Poha


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Pressed rice (poha) 2 cups

  • Soya granules soaked1/2 cup

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies 3

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Onion chopped2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Take poha in a colander, pour three to four cups of water over to moisten them. Drain and keep aside.

Step 2

Peel, wash and grate ginger. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies.

Step 3

Wash curry leaves and pat them dry. Peel, wash and finely chop onions.

Step 4

Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves.

Step 5

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds and sauté for few seconds.

Step 6

Add grated ginger, chopped green chillies, curry leaves, onion, turmeric powder, soya granules and sauté for five to seven minutes till onions are soft.

Step 7

Add poha and toss over medium heat till it is heated through.Add salt and lemon juice. Toss well.

Step 8

Serve hot immediately garnished with chopped coriander leaves.