Poha Chivda (Chiwda)
Poha Chivda (Chiwda) is a wonderful healthy snack, non-fried with roasted dry fruits. Poha Chivda is a very common and popular snack in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka. Poha Chivda is a low fat snack and also is very easy to prepare at home, a very quick and instant fix which get ready with all the stuffs available in pantry. Poha Chivda is a recipe of crispy beaten rice flavored with dry fruits and spices makes a delicious any time snack.
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
  • 500grms Thin Poha/Beaten Rice
  • 2-3 tbsp Oil
  • ¼ cup sliced Dry Coconuts
  • ¼ cup Peanuts
  • ¼ cup halved Cashew Nuts
  • 1 tbsp Raisins
  • 1-2 tbsp roasted Chana Dal/Daliya
  • 3-4 Green Chilies roughly chopped
  • 10-12 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • Pinch of Hing/Asafoetida
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Powder Sugar (opt.)
  1. First in a big wide vessel roast the poha in small-small batch with little salt till crispy on low flame.
  2. Remove it into another big bowl and keep aside.
  3. In the same pan heat oil; add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, coriander seeds and pinch of hing.
  4. Add chopped green chili, peanuts, coconut slices, cashew nuts and roast it till golden brown on low to medium flame.
  5. Add raisin, daliya, curry leaves and roast it again for few minutes.
  6. Add roasted thin poha, turmeric powder and salt; stir it and mix it well.
  7. Once little cool down, add powder sugar as per your choice and mix well.
  8. Thin Poha Chiwda is ready, once completely cool down store it into the airtight container.
• You can store it in kitchen shelves up to 2-3 weeks.
• You can roast the poha into a microwave for 1 minutes.
• You can skip any dry fruits or nuts as per your choice.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at https://binjalsvegkitchen.com/poha-chivda-chiwda/