Tomato Peas Poha (Tomato Peas Aval)

Aval (Poha) is one of my favourite. It is light and you can do many variation with this. I love all the dishes using Phoa. I normally do this at least 2-3 times a week. Normally I try to add vegetables, nuts and masala so that it becomes balanced meal. 

Poha(thick) - 1 cup (I have used brown)
Onion - 1 big
Tomato - 2 (Finely Chopped)
Green chillies - 3 (slit into 2)
Frozen peas - 1/4 Cups
Ginger - 1 teaspoon
Garlic - 5 pods
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander Leaves- 1 tablespoon finely chopped
Gram Masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt    to taste
Oil    2-3 teaspoon
Mustard seeds   -  1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 2 teaspoon
Bengal Gram Dhal (chana Dal) - 2 teaspoon
Urad Dhal - 1 teaspoon
Curry Leaves - 15


  • Wash and soak the poha for 2 minutes and drain the poha n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pan,add the tempering ingredients and allow to splutter and fry the Bengal Gram and urad to golden brown.

  • Then add the curry leaves,ginger,garlic,green chillies and saute for few seconds and add onions and saute till onion are soft.

  • After that add chopped tomatoes and fry till tomato turns tender and mushy
  • Add Gram Masala Powder and turmeric powder and fry for 2-3 mins

  • Add cooked Peas

  • Now add the drained poha ,enough salt and mix well and fry for a minute.

  • Lastly add some chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.

  • Serve Hot