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Alternative names Pohe or Avalakki (Kannada)
Course Snack
Place of origin India
Region or state [[Maharashtra] and [Karnataka]]
Main ingredients rice, chilies, onions, mustard seed and cumin seeds, curry leaves
Cookbook:Pohay  Pohay

Pohay or Pohe is an Indian dish prepared in Maharashtra.[1] I Maharashtrian pohay tends to be spicy. It is also often served with an extremely spicy curry, locally called 'usal'. Pohay with tarri is a relished dish in the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra state. Pohay is made of flattened, processed rice, roasted with chilies, onions, mustard and cumin seeds and curry leaves (called Kadi-patta). It is a high carbohydrate, low fat, quick meal that can be made in minutes. Pohay is easily available in most tea shops (amrutul-lyas) and other restaurants.[2]