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Poha Chivda Recipe

Poha Chivda is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Friday, 29 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • 1 cup - thick Poha /flaked, beaten rice.
  • 1/4 cup - raisins/kishmish.
  • 1/4 cup - whole cashews/almonds.
  • 1/4 cup - peanuts/groundnuts.
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida.
  • 5 to 7 - dry Red Chillies broken into pieces.
  • 2 to 3 strands - curry leaves.
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric 1/2 to 3/4 tsp - Red Chilli powder (optional).
  • Sugar, to taste.
  • Salt, to taste.
  • oil.
  • How to Make Poha Chivda:

    1. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.
    2. Once the oil is hot, add poha and deep fry for a couple of seconds, making sure not to brown the poha.
    3. Remove poha from oil and drain into paper towels to absorb excess oil.
    4. Fry the cashews/almonds, peanuts, raisins, red chillies and the curry leaves in a similar manner and drain on paper towels. Let it cool for a while.
    5. Mix all the ingredients and the dry powders.
    6. Toss well and adjust the ingredients according to taste.
    7. Store in airtight container.


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