How to make Poha Egg Fried Rice -

Poha stir fried with scrambled eggs and chicken mince quenells to make an unusual fried rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Pressed rice (poha) , Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Poha Egg Fried Rice

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Poha Egg Fried Rice Recipe

  • Pressed rice (poha) 3 cups

  • Eggs 3

  • Chicken minced 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 7 tablespoons

  • Green chillies chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs chopped 1/2 cup

  • Onions chopped 1 cup

  • Red capsicum chopped 1/2 cup

  • Yellow capsicum chopped 1/2 cup

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1/2 cup


Step 1

Divide chicken mince into approximately 10 portions and shape into quennels. Sprinkle salt on top and refrigerate for 10-12 minutes.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in non stick pan.

Step 3

Whisk eggs in a bowl with salt and green chillies. Pour this into the pan and cook, stirring, till eggs are scrambled.

Step 4

Remove from heat and set aside in a bowl.

Step 5

Heat 3 tbsps oil in same pan, add spring onion bulbs and onions and sauté till they are lightly coloured.

Step 6

Heat the remaining oil in another non stick pan. Add chicken quennels and cook till done.

Step 7

Add red and yellow capsicums and poha to onions. Mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Step 8

Add soya sauce, salt and scrambled eggs, reserving 1 tbsp for garnishing, and mix well. Add vinegar and spring onion greens. Mix well.

Step 9

Place poha mixture on a serving dish, put the reserved scrambled eggs on top and arrange cooked chicken quennels over the eggs. Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.