Curd poha | Dahi poha | Maharashtrian Gopalkala Recipe

Curd Poha, also known as Dahi Poha or Gopalkala, is a popular breakfast dish in Maharashtra, India. It is made with flattened rice (poha) and yogurt (curd) and is typically served with a garnish of fresh cilantro, grated coconut, and a variety of Indian spices. Here is a recipe for making Curd Poha:


  • 2 cups thick flattened rice (poha)
  • 2 cups curd/yogurt
  • 1/4 cup grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2-3 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Soak the poha in water for 5 minutes, then drain and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix the curd, sugar, and salt to taste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  4. Add the green chilies, onions, and tomatoes and sauté until the onions turn translucent.
  5. Add the soaked poha and mix well.
  6. Pour in the curd mixture and mix well.
  7. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the poha is well coated in the curd mixture.
  8. Garnish with grated coconut and chopped cilantro.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your Dahi Poha with a cup of tea or coffee.

Note: You can adjust the amount of yogurt and sugar to suit your taste.






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