Chivda | How to make Chivda

By sujaya anand  |  26th May 2017  |  
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About Chivda Recipe

This is a famous Maharashtrian snack. Made using very less oil and served as teatime snacks...

Chivda is delicious and authentic dish. Chivda by sujaya anand is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Chivda is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 5 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Chivda 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 Chivda. Chivda is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Chivda 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 Chivda at your home.


Ingredients to make Chivda

  • Four cups of thin, big variety poha
  • Groundnuts-3/4cup
  • jeera-2tsp
  • Powdered sugar-2tsp
  • White sesame seeds-1tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • Slit green chilies-5/6
  • curry leaves-2sprigs
  • Dry red chilies-3nos
  • cashewnuts-2tbsp
  • Fried gram-1/2cup
  • turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • Thin dry coconut pieces-1/2cup
  • hing-1/4tsp
  • oil-2tbsp

How to make Chivda

  1. Heat a big deep pan with two tsp of oil. Add the poha and fry for 3-4 mins. It should be warm to touch. Remove onto a wide plate. Remember not to fry longer as the poha shrinks in size and becomes hard.
  2. Take rest of the oil in the same pan and heat. Add jeera, hing, green chilies,groundnuts, cashewnut, curry leaves, sesame seeds, and fry till they turn golden brown.
  3. Add friedgram and coconut pieces.fry for few minutes.add salt and sugar. Switch off the heat source.
  4. Finally add poha and mix nicely and serve.

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