There are many preparations and recipes for Poha, or flattened rice. These dry flakes are used for various Indian snacks such as chivda or in desserts like poha with sweetened milk. In this recipe poha is washed gently and fluffed up to make a soft and savory dish sometimes known as Batata Powa or Kanda Poha. This particular preparation has roots from the state of Maharashtra, but is very popular all over India. It is a great breakfast dish that can be made on a jiffy or perfect tea time snack when you want a little more flavor in your life.