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Oats chivda Recipe

Oats chivda is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
High Protein Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 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
  • How to Make Oats chivda:

    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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