Roasted Poha (Flattened Rice) Chivda

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 15mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 3


3 cups Thin Poha
1 tbsp Oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
Few curry leaves
2 tbsp roasted Chana dal (Bengal gram dal)
2 tbsp peanuts
1 tbsp dried coconut slices
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp powdered sugar
1 tsp chilli powder
A pinch of asafoetida (hing)


1. Roast the poha in a pan on medium flame for 5 minstill it turns crisp or microwave it for 1 min in an oven.
2.Turn off the flame and transfer the crispy poha to a large plate.
3.In a large deep pan, heat some oil on medium flame. Once it is hot, add mustard seeds, hing& curry leaves.
4.After the leaves turn crispy add chana dal, dried coconut slices and peanuts. Roast & mix them well till they turn crispy & light brown in color.
5.Now add powdered sugar, turmeric powder& chilli powder. Further add the roasted poha and gently mix well& switch off the flame.
6.Once the poha cools down completely, store the chivda in an airtight container.

Health Information:

Easy, quick& healthy snack.

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