Millet Poha - A quick and healthy breakfast

Are you someone who prefers a hot Indian breakfast but has no time to make one everyday? Are you struggling to reduce carb intake or add millets to your everyday diet? 

Is the fear of carb overload keeping you away from your favourite poha? Well, we have something which will take care of all of these worries - our sprouted millet poha!

Introducing Sprouted Millet Poha - A Quick and Healthy Breakfast

In today's fast-paced world, finding the time to prepare a nutritious breakfast can be a challenge. But that doesn't mean you have to compromise on your health! Our sprouted millet poha is the perfect solution for those who are always on the go but still want to start their day with a wholesome meal.

Poha is a traditional Indian dish made from flattened rice flakes. It is a popular breakfast option in many households across states, known for its simplicity and delicious taste. However, traditional poha recipes often contain high amounts of carbs, which can be a concern for those watching their carbohydrate intake.

But with our sprouted millet poha, you can enjoy all the flavors and benefits of this classic dish without worrying about carb overload. Millet poha, the main ingredient in our recipe, are low in carbs and high in fiber, making them an excellent choice for a healthy breakfast. By substituting regular rice flakes with millet flakes, we have created a healthier alternative that doesn't compromise on taste.

You can now enjoy a healthy breakfast which is rich in micronutrients, low on carbs, rich in protein and fibre and can be made quickly!

Here’s the recipe for sprouted bajra poha. Try and let us know what you think!


1.5 cups of sprouted bajra poha

1 medium sized finely chopped onion

1 medium sized potato chopped small

2 green chillies finely chopped

1 tablespoon roasted peanuts 

5-6 curry leaves

1 teaspoon Local Sparrow cumin seeds

1 teaspoon Local Sparrow mustard seeds

1 teaspoon Waigaon turmeric powder

Salt to taste

2 tablespoons cold pressed groundnut oil (any oil of your choice)

Juice of half a lemon (optional)

Freshly grated coconut (optional)

Fresh coriander leaves 


  • Rinse bajra poha and drain the water completely. Keep it aside while you ready the tempering.
  • In a thick bottom pan, heat oil, add curry leaves, cumin and mustard seeds, chillies. Add onion and potato and mix well and cook until onion turns pink and potato is soft.
  • Add peanuts and roast for a minute or until they crackle a bit 
  • Add turmeric powder, salt and add a couple of tablespoons of water
  • Add soaked sprouted bajra poha and mix well
  • Sprinkle coriander powder, lemon juice and mix well
  • Cover with lid and let it cook for a minute
  • Turn off the heat and serve hot!

Tip- You can add more veggies like peas and carrots as per your preference to make this a tad healthier. You can also sprinkle freshly grated coconut on top before serving.

At Local Sparrow, we have seven millet flakes varieties for you and you can swap bajra or pearl millet flakes with any of the others that you might prefer.

Convenient and Easy-to-Eat Millets

One of the greatest advantages of our sprouted millet poha is its convenience. Unlike using whole millets that require soaking and washing them, our millet flakes are ready to use. They have already been soaked, washed, sprouted, and roasted to perfection, saving you time and effort in the kitchen.

With our sprouted millet poha, consuming millets becomes incredibly easy. All you need to do is rinse and drain the millet flakes and follow the simple cooking instructions. In a matter of minutes, you'll have a delicious and nutritious breakfast ready to enjoy.

So why wait? Start your day off right with our sprouted millet poha and experience the convenience of incorporating millets into your diet. Visit our website to order your pack today!

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