Homemade Chiwda Namkeen

Deepali Jain
Deepali Jain|
Last updated on Jan 10th
A must-try chiwda namkeen which goes perfectly with your cuppa.
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time20Minutes
  • Serves4people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 250 grams - thin rice flakes
  • 1/3 cup - roasted black gram de-husked
  • 1/2 cup - dry coconut sliced
  • 2 & a 1/2 tablespoons - oil
  • 1/2 cup - peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon - turmeric powder
  • 1/8 cup - sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon - tartaric acid
  • 4-5 dried red chillies split them using kitchen shear
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves - A few as per choice

Recipe Preparation

  1. Grind together sugar, salt and tartaric acid. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in wok, add peanuts. Fry them till they are roasted nicely. Remove from the wok and set aside.
  3. Add split chillies, curry leaves and sliced coconut. Fry them till coconut turns nice golden brown or the tenderness is gone and it is crisp.
  4. Add roasted black chanas. Mix well.
  5. Now add turmeric powder, rice flakes and roasted peanuts. Add spice mix as per taste.
  6. Allow to cool and store in air-tight container. Serve as a snack.
My Tip: This stores well and doesn't even turn smelly after a period of time.