Chiwda | How to make Chiwda

By Nidhi Sharma  |  31st Aug 2016  |  
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About Chiwda Recipe

A light snack for tea time.

Chiwda is delicious and authentic dish. Chiwda by Nidhi Sharma is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Chiwda is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 5 minutes and it takes 15 minutes to cook it properly. Chiwda is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Chiwda. Chiwda is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Chiwda is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Chiwda at your home.


Ingredients to make Chiwda

  • 1 katori/bowl of poha/ flattened rice
  • 1/2 katori/ bowl of peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt and red chilli powder as per taste

How to make Chiwda

  1. Clean the poha and keep it aside. Also chop the curry leaves.
  2. Heat 2-3 tablespoons oil in a pan and crackle 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds in it. Now add in the chopped curry leaves and wait till they become crisp.
  3. Now fry peanuts in this oil, add salt and red chilli powder as per your taste. Also add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder.
  4. Mix well and add the dry poha to this. Keep the flame on simmer and roast this mixture for about 15 minutes.
  5. Let it cool and mix 1 teaspoon of powdered sugar and store it in an airtight container.

My Tip:

You can add chopped onion, tomatoes, green chillies and lime juice while serving it with tea.

Reviews for Chiwda (4)

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

Looks great will try this for sure

Charu Dhawan2 years ago


Nidhi Sharma2 years ago


Madhuchanda Sharma2 years ago

i love the peanuts in this snack!