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Thin Poha Chivada

Amarendra Mulye
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Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Thin Poha Chivada RECIPE

Traditionally Poha Chivada is made two ways, the first by deep frying thick Poha and the second is by dry roasting thin poha. This dish is generally served as an evening snack with tea.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Diwali
  • Maharashtra
  • Roasting
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. For the Chivada: 1 Kg Thin Poha (Flattened Rice)
  2. 1 cup peanuts
  3. 1 cup Roasted Gram (Dala/Daliya)
  4. 1 Cup Dried coconut slices
  5. 1/4 cup cashew Nuts
  6. 1 tsp sugar
  7. salt to taste
  8. For the Tempering : Half cup oil
  9. 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  10. 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  11. 1 tsp turmeric Powder
  12. 12 finely chopped Green Chilies
  13. 2 springs Curry Leaves


  1. Take the poha in a pan and dry roast it on a medium flame till it becomes crisp. Stir continuously to avoid burning.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Simultaneously fry the peanuts, roasted gram, dried coconut slices and cashew nuts in the oil. Drain and transfer to another bowl.
  3. Now in the same oil, add in mustard seeds. Once it starts spluttering, add asafoetida, turmeric powder, chopped green chillies and curry leaves.
  4. Saute for a minute and add fried peanuts, gram, coconut slices and cashews.
  5. Mix well, add in the roasted Poha into the mixture. Turn the flame to low and stir. At the end add salt and sugar to the chivada.
  6. Cool and store in an airtight container. It can also be stored outside the refrigerator for approximately a month.

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