Darpe pohe

a maharashrtian snack that's fast too cook and good to eat

Recipe by sneha gavane of new delhi, IN

its a tea time tasty snack that my family always enjoys

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup Poha
    • 2 piece Papad (prefer those lillte spicy)
    • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
    • 1 medium tomato (finely chopped)
    • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
    • 1/2 tsp Jeera
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp chat masala
    • red chilli powder (as per taste)
    • oil to fry 


    1. Deep fry the poha and keep aside
    2. Deep fry the papad and crush it into small pieces
    3. Now mix the fried papad poha salt, red chilli powder and chat masala.
    4. take about 1 table spoon of oil. Heat it and add jeera when it turns brown remove the flame and add to the mixture.
    5. now add the onions tomatoes and green chillies and mix it well.
    6. its ready to be served with hot hot ginger tea.


    meenakshi misra

    dear jagruti, u can get it in any indian grocery store such as quality food store ( ilford, hounslow,upton park etc..) u can ask for natco chivda or gulab chivda...

    dr savita gupta

    Jagruti, poha is also known as 'chivda' in some parts of india or 'beaten rice' in english.


    Can you please tell me what is the gujrati or english name for poha, and if you can get them in england. Thank you.