Kanda Poha- Sk Khazana

A very popular breakfast snack, that is made often in Maharashtrian homes This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Kanda Poha- Sk Khazana

Main Ingredients Onion, Thick pressed rice
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kanda Poha- Sk Khazana

  • 3 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 2 cups Thick pressed rice (jada poha)
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 2-3 Green chillies slit
  • 6-8 Curry leaves
  • 1 large Onion sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Roasted peanuts crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • for garnish Fresh coriander sprigs
  • to serve Lemon wedges


  1. Wash pressed rice thoroughly with water. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida, green chillies and curry leaves, mix and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add onion, mix and sauté till translucent. Add turmeric powder, mix and saute.
  4. Add pressed rice, salt, roasted peanuts and coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Take the pan off the heat.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot with lemon wedge.