Kanda Batata Poha is traditional Marathi recipes but you can find batata poha anywhere. It is widely used as breakfast or as snacks with tea. Flattened rice is rich of iron, so aloo poha is healthy, light and delicious breakfast.

There are many variate of kanda poha. Poha with chopped onion, ratlami sev and lemon gives sumptuous tastes. To make jain poha, you can skip potatoes and onions. It is simple and quick to made recipes.

Kanda Batata Poha (Flattened Rice)

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Kanda Batata Poha (Flattened Rice)


  1. 200 gm Poha (Rice Flakes)
  2. 200 gm Potatoes
  3. For seasoning
  4. 5-6 Cloves
  5. 2 Green Chilies (finely chopped)
  6. ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  7. 1tsp Sesame Seeds
  8. Pinch of Asafetida
  9. 2 tsp Turmeric powder
  10. ½ tsp Cloves-cinnamon powder
  11. 1 tbsp Sugar
  12. 1.5 tbsp Lemon juice
  13. 5-6 curry Leaves
  14. 2 tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
  15. Salt to taste
  16. 1 tbsp Peanuts
  17. 3 tbsp Oil
  18. 1 medium size Onion


Boil, peel and cut potatoes in to small pieces.
Wash rice flakes and drain it properly.
Keep a side.
Heat oil in a pan at slow flame.
Add mustard seeds in it.
When it splutters, add sesame seeds, cloves and curry leaves.
Add asafetida, turmeric powder, potatoes, green chili and mix it well. Now add salt, sugar and lemon juice.
Add rice flakes, cloves-cinnamon powder and peanuts in it.
Mix it properly.
Cook 5 minutes at slow flame.
Garnish with coriander leaves and chopped onion.
Kanda Batata poha is ready for serve.


To make Jain poha, you can skip potatoes and onion.