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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

AVAL MIXTURE | CHIVDA RECIPE | DIWALI SNACKS RECIPES

Chivda is a low fat snack made with less oil and not a deep fried mixture. Though i already posted South Indian Mixture recipe, i have a few request from readers for a healthy diwali recipe which they can make for their parents | in laws, this poha chivda immediately came to my mind. So if you want to try something healthy this time, make this poha mixture | aval mixture. I learnt this recipe from my friend long back when we met for a evening tea .
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INGREDIENTS:
POHA | AVAL 1 CUP
GREEN CHILLI 2
PEANUTS 4 TBLSP
ROASTED DAL | POTTUKADALAI 4 TBLSP
SUGAR 1 TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
MUSTARD SEEDS FEW
DRY COCONUT(SLICED) 1 TBLSP
TURMERIC POWDER 1/4 TSP
OIL 1 TBLSP
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METHOD:
  • In a pan,  roast the poha , with 1 tsp of oil ( use thin poha) till it turns golden brown.
  • Be careful not to make it burnt.
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  • Keep it aside. In the same pan add oil and add mustard seeds and slit the green chillies and add to it.
  • Powder the sugar in a mortar and pestle.
  • Add the roasted gram, peanuts and powdered sugar and salt to this.
  • When the peanuts,  and dal turns golden brown switch off the flame and mix it to the roasted poha. Mix this nicely with dry hands.
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  • Store this in a airtight container . Enjoy with hot tea | coffee.
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Note:
  1. You can add a few tablespoons of roasted cashew nuts also.
  2. Few curry leaves can be added while adding the mustard seeds.

32 comments:

  1. aval mixture looks yumm Jeyashri..love the beautiful clicks. ur blog is overflowing with wonderful mouthwatering diwali recipes. keep rocking.

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  2. aval mixture looks so tempting and delicious!!! wow so many festive recipes just in time for Deepavali!!
    Sowmya

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  3. simple and tempting mixture :)

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  4. Nice mixture,I like this very much

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  5. wow...Interesting mixture...Sounds very tasty..

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  6. looks wonderful and I also just made mine.

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  7. simple and crispy.. like it always..

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  8. I love any type of mixture and this looks yum....perfect for teatime!

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  9. Yummy aval mixture dear!!!!

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  10. Love this chivda...I have a microwave version of this in my space...Looks lovely

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  11. EAsy and yummy recipe :)

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  12. It's family fav...I make this every week ...we call it Chiwda

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  13. Super yummy looking mixture. Looks too good !!

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  14. wow very tempting snack,perfectly made...

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  15. Lip smacking ...lovely clicks too

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  16. Nice one Jeyashree, oil consuming too.

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  17. Yummy for tea time,made almost same recipe yday,used jaggeri instead of sugar...

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  18. aval mixture looks so tempting!

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  19. Awesome with some tea...love this..

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  20. should we wash the poha b4 frying it

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    1. No need to wash the poha, just take out the impurities or any stones with hand or using the traditional Muraam(in Tamil)

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    2. ok thanx for ur quick reply.i will try it out tommorrow and give my comments

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  21. Thats a super quick and guilt free snack.

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  22. I would love to make this i have everything ehre but no pottu kadal and i have been looking in the indian store but they don't want it here.
    Looks so good.

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  23. i have a doubht in ur thatai receipe.should we dry roast rice flour and pottukadalai.can we add oil,or ghee instead of butter while mixing

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    1. No need to roast the rice flour and you can add add oil instead of butter but always add hot oil. Ghee i am not sure

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  24. Chiwda looks so delicious!

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  25. looks great.. perfect low fat snack Jey
    great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

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  26. will try this tomm.. all ingredients in place..

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    1. Oh is it! Do not where u must have gone wrong. May be that part must have been thick .
      Happy diwali to u all

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