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Oats chivda

Oats chivda is a popular Indian Snack
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High Protein
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Slow Cook
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Serves 4


1 kg - white Oats

150 gms - thin Poha

1/2 cup - each peanuts, Cashewnuts and Chana Dalia (roasted Chana dal), broken

1 tbsp - white sesame seeds

20 - Green chillies

1 bunch - Curry leaves

3 tsp - coriander powder

1 tsp - each Turmeric powder and cumin powder

a pinch of Asafoetida (hing)

6 tsp - oil

salt to taste

4 tbsp - Sugar


  1. Roast the oats and poha separately over a medium flame until crisp. Use 2 tsp of oil to help roast better.
  2. Also roast the sesame seeds.
  3. Now add one tbsp. of oil in the same pan and saute the peanuts until brown.
  4. Chop the green chillies into small pieces. Set aside all the fried items.
  5. Heat the remaining oil in a pan. When it is hot, add turmeric powder and asafoetida, followed by the curry leaves.
  6. Add channa dalia and cashewnuts and saute until they turn reddish.
  7. Add the chillies and fry again for some time. Add the sesame seeds.
  8. Finally, add the oats, poha and all the fried ingredients together and mix. Add salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, sugar and toss gently.
  9. Serve hot.
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