Leftover Bread Poha

Leftover Bread Poha

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

If there is lot of leftover bread do not despair, just make this and enjoy it with your family


  • Leftover bread slices 10 to 12
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Green chillies, chopped 2
  • Large onion, sliced 1
  • Chopped carrot, chopped green capsicum, green peas 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder ½ tsp
  • Cherry tomatoes 5 to 6
  • Salt to taste
  • Roasted peanuts, halved 8 to 10
  • Lemon juice 2 tsps
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds and green chillies. Once the cumin seeds change colour, add onions and saute till light golden.
  • Add carrot, green capsicum and green peas and saute for 2 minutes. Add turmeric powder and coriander powder, mix well and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes and salt and mix and cook till they soften a bit.
  • Break the bread slices roughly with your hand and put in a bowl. Lightly sprinkle some water on them to make them moist.
  • Once the veggies are almost cooked, add bread pieces and 2 tsps water and mix everything gently. Add peanuts and mix gently. Cover the pan and cook for 1 minute more.
  • Add lemon juice and mix gently. Transfer onto a serving platter, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.