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Chirer Pulao

Poha Pulao Or Bengali Chirer Polao

Poha Pulao Or Bengali Chirer Polao


Flattened rice (also called beaten rice) is a de husked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes. This recipe is about flattened rice cooked with vegetables & dryfruits.


  • Raw Poha or Chire - thick 2 cups
  • Bell Pepper - green chopped 1/2 cup
  • Carrot - 1/2 cup chopped
  • Onion - 1/3 cup chopped
  • Peanut - 1/2 cup roasted
  • Potato - 1/2 cup chopped
  • Raisin - 10-12 pieces
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Sugar - as per taste
  • Turmeric powder - 1/3 teaspoon
  • Vegetable Oil - 2 tablespoon
  • Ghee - 1 tablespoon

About Recipe

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Preperation Time »

20 Minute(s)

Cooking Time »

10 Minute(s)

Chirer Pulao

Steps to Prepare

Soaked poha in cold water for 5 minutes and after 5 minutes drain the poha and let it sit for 10 minutes .

You can use roasted peanut. If you are using raw peanut then dry roast them for 2 minutes .

Heat oil and ghee in a pan and fry the onions for till golden, add the all chopped vegetables and some salt and fry till the vegetables are tender.

When the vegetables are tender add the peanut, raisins, turmeric sugar and if necessary some salt and fry for 1 minute .

Now add the poha into the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes . Sprinkle Ghee from the top & Serve hot.

Serving Tips

Pour the poha in a serving bowl and serve with some ketchup.