How to make (Poha) Chivda
poha chivda is a very common and popular snacks in Maharasthra .It is very easy to make.This poha chivda is one of my favourite snacks made during Diwali.This is my Mom s recipe. My mom making many different snacks during Diwali. chivda is medium spicy. This chivda also known as namkeen.
- Preparation time -5 mins
- Cooking time-25 mins
- Serve person-4
|1||Poha (medium or thick)||1 kg|
|2||Oil(for deep fry version)||250 gm|
|3||Spring Curry leaves||4 pieces|
|4||Red chilli powder||½ tbps|
|5||Salt as per taste|
|7||Roasted Gram||⅕ cup|
|8||Crushed cumin(jeera)||⅕ tbps|
|9||Chat masala||1 tbs|
- Clean poha. Heat oil in a deep kadai. Check if the oil is hot enough by dropping a flake, it has to float and not sink in the oil. To the hot oil, pour poha as much as the oil holds, in a slow stream, stir constantly with a ladle. Do not use very less oil, otherwise the poha will not puff up well.
- Scoop them off using a ladle with holes and drain them on absorbent tissues. Repeat frying in 3 batches. You will be left with oil that is unfit to use. just discard it, it is unhealthy to reuse it.now take some oil in a pan and fry peanuts.
- Add chily powder, crushed cumin,fry peanuts and roast gram to the hot poha. Heat a small pan with oil, season using curry leaf. add the poha chivda.