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Chivda

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Time20 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves3

Chivda, commonly known as poha chivda is a delicately spiced tea time snack recipe that’s made with white poha, dry fruits, and spices! There are many delicious versions of this poha chivda recipe which you can try at home. Check out the chivda video in the recipe blog column for detailed instructions on cooking methods and ingredients. The recipe is quick to make and it does require some ingredie ... nts but however, you can always make changes int eh recipe according to the things that are available and your taste preferences. This restaurant-style poha chivda recipe is a dry snack that can be made with fried poha or roasted poha. It is also known as farsan or namkeen in many parts of the country. Poha chivda is one of the main snacks that’s made during festive occasions like Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, etc. The recipe is mildly spiced with dry spices and the roasted dry fruits add a rich nutty taste to it! There are two varieties of poha – thick poha (mota poha) and thin poha (nylon poha). The chivda recipe is made using the thin poha and once you have ready all the ingredients it’s just a matter of minutes to gather it together!

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre447 Cal447 Cal447 Cal447 Cal
  • 21gProtein
  • 25gFat
  • 51gCarbs
  • 14gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

12 pieces

White Poha

White Poha

0.5 cups

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

2 teaspoons

Mustard Seeds

Mustard Seeds

0.5 teaspoons

Asafoetida/hing

Asafoetida/hing

1 pinch

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Roasted Chana Dal

Roasted Chana Dal

1 cup

Peanut (with Skin)

Peanut (with Skin)

0.5 cups

Jaggery Powder

Jaggery Powder

1 teaspoon

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Almond

Almond

12 pieces

Raisins

Raisins

12 pieces

Red Dry Chilli Bydagi

Red Dry Chilli Bydagi

3 pieces

Fruits & Vegetables

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves

10 pieces

Directions

1Break the dry red chilli into pieces. Chop the almond and cashew. Set aside
2Dry roast poha in a pan and set aside.
3Dry roast peanuts, cashewnut and almonds in a pan and set aside.
4In a pan heat oil. Add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chilli. Saute.
5Then add the hing, turmeric powder, jaggery powder and salt. Mix
6Add the poha, toasted nuts and dry fruits. Mix well till everything is coated evenly.
7Once done check seasoning. Allow the mixture to cool down. Store in an airtight container.

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