Poha Chivda / Beaten Rice Flakes Snack

This is a tea time snack. Healthy and feels light on tummy, healthy because it is not a deep fried snack. This spicy snack can also be made in large quantity and can be stored. Can be either made with only Poha or Churmura or with combining both.
Preparation Time
10 Minutes
Cooking Time
20-25 Minutes
5-6 People
Thin Poha / Beaten Rice Flakes
Churmura / Puffed Rice
Roasted Gram
Dry Sliced Coconut
Dry Red Chillies
Turmeric Powder
Amchoor  Powder
3 Cups
1 Cup
½ Cup
¼ Cup
¼ Cup
½ Tsp.
½ - 1 Tsp.
To Taste
1 Tsp. 
Poppy Seeds
Curry Leaves
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
½ Cup
2 Tbsp.
A Few
1.        Heat oil in a pan and add mustard. When it starts to splutter add peanuts to this.
2.       Roast the peanuts on a medium flame.
3.       Add poppy seeds and Dry red chillies and roast till you get a nice aroma.
4.       Add roasted gram, dry sliced coconut, curry leaves and roast it less than a minute.
5.       Now add turmeric powder, Amchoor powder, salt and sugar.
6.       Roast again for less than a minute.
7.       Add the Poha and Churmura and give a good mix.
8.       Turn the flame medium to low and keep an eye on it.
9.       Keep mixing on and off for 7-8 minutes till your poha turns crispy.
10.    Switch off the stove, let it cool, store it in a air tight container.
Note: I used shredded dry coconut.


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