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Friday, August 9, 2013

Chivda-Tea time snack!

Do u love munching snacks in between meals?I usually make this crispy chivda and store it in air tight container so I can munch:-) .Goes very well for tea time!

2 cups Thin Poha/Paper avalakki(u can also use nylon  avalakki/poha)
3 strings curry leaves
2 garlic pods
1 Tbspn sliced dry coconut pieces
1 Tbpsn peanuts
1 Tbspn roasted chana dal/hurigadale
1/2 tspn jeera/cumin seeds
1/2 tspn mustard seeds
4 Tbspn oil
2 pinch hing/asafetida
1 pinch turmeric
1/2 tspn red chillipowder
1 dry red chilly
1/4 tspn sugar
1 Tbspn sev
salt to taste

1)Microwave high thin poha for 2-3 min(gently stir after every 1 min).You can even spread it in wide bowl in sunshine or just dry roast it in pan.

2)Heat oil in pan,add mustard seeds,when it starts to pop add jeera,then turmeric and hing.Then add  garlic,peanuts,dry red chilly when its almost done add  curry leaves,sliced dry coconut then add roasted chana dal (add this atlast as it tends to burn soon).Everything should be golden brown.

4)Add chilli powder fry for few seconds then add crispy poha,salt and sugar,sev.

5)Mix well and enjoy!


1 comment:

  1. a good tea time snack. Thanks for linking this to my event. Looking for more wonderful recipes like this.

    On-going event: Dish it out: coconut and sugar/salt.