Poha Pulao Or Bengali Chirer Polao

Chirer Pulao Chirer Pulao
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.

Flattened rice (also called beaten rice) is a de husked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes.

Poha Pulao Or Bengali Chirer Polao
Poha Pulao Or Bengali Chirer Polao

Ingredients of Chirer Pulao

  • Thick 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

How to make Chirer Pulao Recipe

  • 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 1 minute .
  • 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.

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