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Homemade Tasty Chivda

Recipe by kirti of , GB

This home-made snack often come in handy when unexpected guests drop in and a handful chivda is enough to spare you hunger pangs in the evening while you are getting dinner ready:-)

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 3 cup thin poha(rice flakes)
    • 1/4 cup peanuts
    • 1/4 cup daliya
    • handful fresh coriander
    • handful curry leaves
    • 3-4 green chillies(chopped)
    • 1 tsp corinader seeds
    • 1 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • few raisins
    • salt to taste
    • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
    • oil
    • 1 tsp cumin & mustard seeds
    • 1 tsp garlic paste
    • 1/4 cup fried onion


    1. Heat a big pan with a 5 tsp oil.pop the cumin- mustard seeds, curry leaves, coriander seeds, peanuts , daliya & raisins.fry them till peanuts become golden.
    2. Add garlic powder,chopped green chillies. after 2 mins add salt, turmeric powder & onion. mix it well. 
    3. Now add poha & mix it & contineously stir fry it for 10 min (or till poha becomes crispy)
    4. Add lemon juice, sugar, mix it.
    5. After 5 min remove it from heat, let it cool & then store it in an airtight container.


    madhvi gupta

    its to yammmmmmmy kirti thanks....



    how can u add sugar and lemon when the chivda is still on the gas?


    the recipe seems to be tasty but i tlhink u should not add garlic powder