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Poha stick

Recipe card for poha stick

Nehas Cook Book
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 servings


  • 2 cup water
  • 1 cup fine rava
  • 2 cup poha
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of hing
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp white sesame seeds
  • ½ water to knead dough or as required
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Chaat masala


  • In a pan, add 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add rava gradually and cook till rava absorb water and form into dough.
  • Add ghee and mix well with rava. Cover rava for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now, in a mixture jar, add poha and grind it into fine powder.
  • Then in a mixing bowl, add poha powder, rava, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, hing, cumin seeds, and white sesame seeds. Mix well
  • Add slightly hot water gradually and make semi-soft and smooth dough.
  • Now divide dough into two equal parts and make a cylindrical shape out of dough.
  • Then take star mould and fix it to the chakli maker. Grease the chakli maker with some oil. this prevents the dough from sticking to mould.
  • add dough into grease chakli maker and close the lid.
  • Then tighten the lid and start preparing poha sticks on the grease surface.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add poha sticks into the hot oil.
  • flip the sticks and fry on medium flame till they turn crispy from both sides.
  • Furthermore, drain over a plate to remove excess oil.
  • Sprinkle some chaat masala on the top of fried poha sticks.
  • Once all poha sticks cooled enjoy them or store them in an airtight container for 15 days.


  • use fine rava for making poha stick.
  • ghee gives softness to poha sticks.
  • for soft and smooth dough, knead it for 2-3 minutes.
  • fry poha stick on medium flame.