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Poha Chivda

  • How to make poha chivda:

  • Ingredients:
         1. Thin Poha (patla poha-500gms)
         2. Oil (5-6 tblspn)
         3. Mustard seeds (1 tblspn)
         4. Cumin seeds (1 tblspn)
         5. Coriander seeds (2-3 tspn)
         6. Puffed rice (250-300 gms)
         7. Onion (2 no)
         8. Green chillies (7-8 no)
         9. Dry coconut pieces (half)
        10. Chana daliya (half small bowl)
        11. Groundnut/Peanut seeds (1 small bowl)
        12. Red chilli powder
        13. Salt to taste
        14. Sugar 
        15. Curry leaves (12-15 no)
        16. Turmeric powder

  • Preparation & Cooking:
          1. Cut the onion long/lengthwise and seperate them out,cut the green chillies.
          2. Dry the onion,green chillies & patla (thin) poha in the sun.(optional)
          3. Roast/microwave the poha dry in a broad vessel till the poha is crisp.
          4. Heat oil in a broad vessel,add the mustard & cumin seeds.
          5. Add the onion & green chillies saute for 2-3 mins till the green chillies & onion
             are brownish in color
         6. Add the groundnut/peanut seeds,coriander seeds & dry coconut pieces,saute 
              on medium flame till it is brownish in color.
         7. Add 4-5 tspn of turmeric powder & red chilli powder,salt to taste.
         8. Mix all the ingredients well. Add the roasted poha and mix properly all the 
         9. Side by side in a kadhai/wok heat about 1 tblspn of oil add turmeric powder
             and puffed rice and roast for 2-3 mins.
         10. Cook the chivda for 10-15 mins on low flame. Keep stirring in between.
         11. Check till it is crisp and all the ingredients are evenly mixed.
         12. Switch off the flame and add the roasted puffed rice/murmura and chana
               daliya and mix with the poha chivda.
         13. Add about 1-2 tblspn of sugar and mix. The poha chivda is ready.
         14. Before storing the chivda in dry container,let the chivda cool and then

  • Serves: Four


           Poha chivda is liked by everyone from kids to adults. You can make it anytime and
           store for having a ready to eat snack or to serve to the guests. 


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