Bhajke Pohe Chivda


Chivda is a always pepared in every Maharashtrian household and is had as an evening healthy snack.  This crispy beaten rice flavored with nuts, raisins etc., makes a delicious and healthy snack. I generally make this chivda many times in the year, but for festivals its a must do snack and it tastes more delicious than any other time. Each household has a different version and method of preparing this chivda. There are many types of it but this is a healthy and non fried version of it. The cooking process requires a bit of planning, so keep all the ingredients ready, this helps and is efficient too.




Ingredients
250 gm bhajke pohe
1/2 cup oil
2 teaspoons mustard seeds
15 curry leaves
1 teaspoon asafoetida
2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 cup roasted peanuts
1/2cup Dalia (roasted split chickpea)
1/2 cup pieces of dry coconut
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup cashewnuts
1/4 cup raisins gloden or black
2 tsp sugar powdered
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1 tsp chilly flakes
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon amchur powder
Method
Heat the oil in a large Kadai, add the mustard seeds when they splutter add the asafoetida,curry leaves and hinge fry till the curry leaves are crisp. Then fry one by one the coconut pieces, roasted peanuts, dal, almonds, cashewnuts and rasins in it. When well fried and brown add the chilly flakes, turmeric, coriander, cumin and amchur powder. Add the bhajke pohe and fry well till hot and crisp and crunchy add salt and stir well. Switch off the flame. When cooled add the sugar. Store in an airtight container.







Labels: Poha, Festival sweets, Healthy, Vegan,Kids delight.

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Note : This Chivda can be stored for as long as 3-4 weeks if stored properly in dry airtight containers.
sneha datar
sneha datar

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.

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