Poha chivda | aval mixture with video
Poha Chivda is a low fat snack made with aval | poha , a 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 Janani, long back when we met for a evening tea .
Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 10 Mins |Serves: 3-4
Poha| aval 1 cup
Green chili 2
Raw peanuts 4 tblsp
Roasted gram dal | pottukadalai 4 tblsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Salt as needed
Mustard seeds few
Dry coconut (kopra) 1 tblsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Oil 1 tblsp
Video of How to make Poha chivda
Method with step wise pictures:
- In a pan, roast the poha , with 1 tsp of oil ( use medium thin poha) till it turns golden brown.
- Be careful not to make it burnt.
- 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.
- Store this in a airtight container . Enjoy with hot tea | coffee.
- You can add a few tablespoons of roasted cashew nuts also.
- Few curry leaves can be added while adding the mustard seeds.
aval mixture looks yumm Jeyashri..love the beautiful clicks. ur blog is overflowing with wonderful mouthwatering diwali recipes. keep rocking.
aval mixture looks so tempting and delicious!!! wow so many festive recipes just in time for Deepavali!!
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simple and tempting mixture 🙂
Nice mixture,I like this very much
wow…Interesting mixture…Sounds very tasty..
looks wonderful and I also just made mine.
simple and crispy.. like it always..
I love any type of mixture and this looks yum….perfect for teatime!
Yummy aval mixture dear!!!!
Love this chivda…I have a microwave version of this in my space…Looks lovely
EAsy and yummy recipe 🙂
It's family fav…I make this every week …we call it Chiwda
Super yummy looking mixture. Looks too good !!
wow very tempting snack,perfectly made…
Lip smacking …lovely clicks too
Nice one Jeyashree, oil consuming too.
Yummy for tea time,made almost same recipe yday,used jaggeri instead of sugar…
aval mixture looks so tempting!
Awesome with some tea…love this..
should we wash the poha b4 frying it
No need to wash the poha, just take out the impurities or any stones with hand or using the traditional Muraam(in Tamil)
ok thanx for ur quick reply.i will try it out tommorrow and give my comments
Thats a super quick and guilt free snack.
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.
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
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
Chiwda looks so delicious!
looks great.. perfect low fat snack Jey
will try this tomm.. all ingredients in place..
Oh is it! Do not where u must have gone wrong. May be that part must have been thick .
Happy diwali to u all