Tariwala Chiwda

Poha cooked in a spicy gravy. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Tariwala Chiwda
Main Ingredients Thick pressed rice (jada poha / mota chiwda) , Tomatoes
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Tariwala Chiwda

  • 1 cup Thick pressed rice (jada poha / mota chiwda) soaked in water for 2-3 minutes and strained
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • a pinch Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 130 grams Bhuna masala
  • 2 medium Potatoes boiled peeled and cut into cubes
  • to taste Salt
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, green chillies and sauté till fragrant.
  2. Roughly chop tomatoes and grind into a purée. Add puree to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, dried mango powder and sauté for 2 minutes. Add bhuna masala and mix.
  4. Add potatoes and mash as you mix. Add 5 cups water, salt and mix well.
  5. Add pressed rice and mix. Add lemon juice, coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 801
Carbohydrates 135.6
Protein 9.8
Fat 25.1