Chiwda recipes are very famous in India. Chiwda is traditionally prepared as snacks in Indian households. There are many recipes for chiwda snack. Watch this video to learn easy and quick method of chiwda preparation.
Black mustard seeds
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), soaked
1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dried red chili
2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), thick
1. In a wok, heat oil, add black mustard seeds, chickpeas and peanuts, fry until the peanuts are cooked.
2. Add turmeric, red chili, asafoetida and curry leaves, saute for another 1 minute.
3. Add rice flakes, cook until the rice flakes are crisp.
4. Serve as a snack with tea or coffee.
For best taste use very fine variety of rice flakes.
Chivda makes such a delicious and easy family snack to be enjoyed with tea. There are so many varieties of chivda, but this recipe shows us how to make one of the most popular and loved version typically made in Maharashtrian homes, It is a spicy poha (flattened rice) and peanut chivda which is not deep fried and so is healthy and light. Make a large batch and store it in an airtight container for many days, provided it lasts that long!