भाजक्या पोह्यांचा चिवडा | Poha Chivda Mix

Prep time
10 min
Cooking time
40 min
Cousine / Course

Ingredients – Chivda / Mixture

  • साखर/शक्कर / Powdered Sugar- 2 tbsp
  • काळ मीठ/काला नमक/ Pink Salt – 1/2 tsp
  • Citric acid – 1/4 tsp
  • जीरेपूड / जीरा / Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste
  • कागदी पोहे / पतला पोहा / Thin Rice flakes- 200 gms
  • तेल / Oil – 4 tbsp
  • खोब्र / नािरयल / Dry Coconut sliced- 1/4 cup
  • शेंगदाने / मूंगफल्ली / Peanuts – 1/4 cup
  • डाळ्या / Daria split – 1/4 cup
  • िमरची / Green Chili sliced- 5/6
  • मोहरी / राई / Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • जीर / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 2-3 cloves
  • कढीपत्ता / Curry leaves – 12-15
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – 1 tsp

Making Chivda / Mixture

  1. Take a mixing bowl, add sugar, pink salt, citric acid, cumin powder, salt and mix well. Seasoning mix is ready! set aside
  2. Sieve poha to remove small pieces, sieve small quantity at a time
  3. Now take a large pan /pot, roast poha in batches till crisp
  4. Heat oil for frying on medium, add coconut slices, fry till golden, remove from oil, add to roasted poha
  5. In the same oil, add peanuts, fry till crispy, remove from oil and add to roasted poha
  6. In the same oil now add Daria/ dalya, roast till crisp, remove from oil and add to roasted poha
  7. Now add green chili to same oil, fry till crispy, remove from oil and add to roasted poha
  8. Now add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, to same oil, let the mustard seeds splutter, add garlic, curry leaves and fry till both turn crispy
  9. Add turmeric, mix well
  10. Now pour this mix on roasted poha, add half of seasoning mix on poha, mix everything together, toss gently moving from bottom to top
  11. Now add remaining seasoning mix, toss again to get even yellow color to all poha
  12. Roast and toss the chivda gently on low heat for 2-3 min to get nice crispiness
  13. Poha chivda is ready!


  1. Roast on low and turn continuously to avoid burning poha
  2. Toss gently from bottom to top to avoid breaking rice flakes
  3. Fry chilis and curry leaves to crisp, or it may affect Chivda mix crispness
  4. You can also add fried onion, shev to Chivda

How to serve

  1. Serve fresh
  2. Serve as tea time snack
  3. Store in airtight container


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