Poha is considered the perfect breakfast food and has gained attraction not just across India, but also globally. It can be  cooked along with a number of vegetables like peas, potato, coriander and even crunchy peanuts are added to it. This makes the dish more nutritious and filling. 

Bread poha is a variation of Poha, with slices of bread added to the masala.


  • 5 to 6  bread slices (cut in small square shape)

  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida (Hing)

  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 8 to 10- curry leaves

  • 3 whole red chillies

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tomato (chopped)

  • 1 onion (sliced)

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp green chillies - finely chopped

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves

  • Fresh coconut - grated (optional)


  • 1. Heat oil and add the Asafoetida, mustard, curry leaves and the whole red chillies.

  • 2. When seeds begin to splutter, add haldi, tomato & onion and saute well.

  • 3. Add salt and bread and mix well. (Make sure each piece of bread is wrapped with the masala)

  • 4. Add some water and saute till mixed and heated through.

  • 5. Turn off the heat, and mix in the green chillies, lemon juice and half of the coriander.

  • 6. Ready to serve with coconut granishing

NOTE: You can add little curd as well after third step.

you can add chopped vegetables of your choice. Chopped Capsicum & Boiled Peas is an good option.

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