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Chivda Recipe

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian


  • 2 cup Poha thin
  • ¼ cup Almonds slit
  • ½ cry Dry Coconut/ Desiccated Coconut thin slice
  • ¼ cup Cashew split
  • 2 tbsp Raisin
  • ½ cup Peanuts
  • 2-3 Green Chilli slit
  • 8-10 Curry Leaves
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Oil


  • Take kadai or pan and heat it at medium low heat. Add poha in kadai, saute with very gentle hand and roast poha till it becomes crisp.
  • Once it is crisp, transfer it to a bowl and let it cool down. Now in another pan add 2 1/2 tbsp of oil at medium low heat.
  • Add peanuts, coconut slices, cashews, almonds, raisins one at a time and fry them till they are golden brown and crisp. Take them out in a bowl.
  • Take the same pan in which we made poha. Place it on low heat. Add 1/2 tbsp oil and add hing, turmeric, curry leaves, green chilly, and sugar.
  • Mix well and let the sugar melt and get caramelized. Now add roasted poha , nuts and salt. Mix well with very gentle hands.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes. After 4 minutes switch off the heat and let the chivda be in pan for 4-5 minutes or till it gets cold.
  • Once chivda namkeen is cold pack it in airtight container . It will lasts for atleast 1 months.


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