Red Poha (Flattened Red Rice) is coarse in texture and its colour is obtained due to the presence of naturally occuring pigments, similar to red rice. A popular breakfast dish across India, Red Poha is extremely easy to cook, does not have a strong flavour of its own, and carries seasonings and spices very well.
Store red poha in an airtight container in a cool, dry place to maintain its texture and taste. Gently rinse before use to soften slightly. Its quick-cooking nature and rich nutrients make it great for various dishes.
For Red Poha, rinse briefly and let it sit to soften. Sauté with vegetables, spices, or nuts for a nutritious meal. Its vibrant color adds visual appeal.
Q. What dishes can be made with red poha?
A. Red poha can be used to make dishes similar to those made with white poha, such as "poha" (flattened rice stir-fry), "chivda" (snack mix), and "kheer" (rice pudding).
Q. Is red poha more nutritious than white poha?
A. Red poha is often considered more nutritious than white poha due to the presence of additional antioxidants and nutrients from the red rice.