Saturday, October 4, 2014

Chuda | Chiwda | Snacks

My family loves to munch on this with tea..going to the recipe without much ado..

Flattened Rice/Chivda (Thin) /Poha-2.5 cup
Puffed rice / murmure- 2 cup
Corn chivda- 1 cup
Peanuts / moongphali -3/4 cup
Roasted chana daal/ daaliya - 1/2 cup
Green chilies, chopped - 1 tbsp
Curry leaves -10
Spice mix-
Chili powder/Lal mirch - 1tsp
Castor sugar/pisi hui chini - 2 tsp
Citric acid / tatri / Nimbu phool,powdered - a pinch of
Turmeric / Haldi -3/4 tsp
Salt - to taste


Dry roast the poha on high flame else it is not crispy and crunchy. Roast the murmure/ puffed rice also on high flame. Remove the poha and murmure in a wide pan.
Roast peanuts in little oil on slow flame until they turn reddish. Similarly roast the daaliya and coconut pieces on slow flame. Remove them on top of the poha and murmure.
Heat enough oil in a deep and wide pan/kadhai .Fry the corn flakes in oil. Remove these on the poha and murmure.
Fry the curry leaves till they become crisp,drain on a colander.After it cools down, coarsly crush the fried curry leaves and mix with all the ingredients.
Now fry chopped green chilies till crisp and then drain.
Take a small bowl and mix all the spices in it and keep aside.When you finish frying all the ingredients, immediately add the spice mix in oil and add it to the chiwda and mix well.
Let it cool down completely then store in a air tight container.
Serving Suggestions - Serve with any hot or cold beverage.

Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 45.


  1. wow I love this Indian Trail mix a lot , chuda looks so cruchy and perfect to munch any time !!

  2. This crunchy chivda is always welcome at tea time.

  3. Crunchy munchy chivda, please do send me a box..Love to munch some rite now.

  4. crunch crunch crunch.. perfect tea time snack

  5. Never say no to this addictive and crunchy snack!

  6. An addictive and guilt free snack!

  7. Perfectly done!! Roasted chivda is very much an important item in a marathi household.

  8. We do prepare this crunchy evening snacks .. Looks yummy

  9. nice crunchy chivda can munch any time.

  10. This is everyone's favorite.. Looks yummy!!

  11. Looks crisp, crunchy and light.

  12. I love chivda but usually buy the package. Never tried to make myself yet. YOurs looks so good


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