February 4, 2016

Makai poha chivda, how to make corn flakes chiwda

Makai poha chivda recipe - Crunchy, sweet, salty and spicy chivda made with corn flakes and peanuts. Makai poha or corn flakes chivda is one of the most popular Indian snacks, and goes exceptionally well with hot tea or coffee. Raw makai poha or corn flakes are available in Indian grocery shops. This is one of the most simplest and easiest hassle free snacks. Frying the chivda and mixing other ingredients takes very little time. It has a slightly sweet, salty and mildly spicy taste. It is crunchy and is liked by both kids and adults. This is a very addictive snack which makes every one feels like eating more and more. 

corn flakes chiwda recipeprepared by vidya chandrahas

Makai Poha Chivda

                                            
Prep time : 10 mins
Cook time : 20 mins       
Total time : 30 mins
Recipe type :  Snacks        
Cuisine : North Indian      
Yield : Serves 5 - 6
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 4 cups makai poha / corn flakes
  • 1 cup peanuts / ground nuts
  • 2 cups oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt or as required
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder

Method

  1. Hand pick the corn flakes and set aside.
  2. Put some sugar in a small mixer jar and grind it to a fine powder and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a small frying pan and fry the peanuts till golden brown and crisp. Drain and set aside.
  4. In the same frying pan, fry the corn flakes on low flame till crisp. They float on the surface.  
  5. Fry the corn flakes in 4 - 5 batches. Each batch takes less than 2 - 3 minutes. Do not over fry.
  6. Drain on an absorbent paper and set aside. 
  7. Transfer the fried corn flakes to a large plate.
  8. Sprinkle 2 tbsp of sugar powder, salt and chilli powder one by one. Mix well. 
  9. Add the fried peanuts.
  10. Mix well and serve makai poha chivda with hot tea or coffee.


Makai poha chivda recipe with step by step pictures



  • Hand pick the corn flakes and set aside.
raw cron flakes

  • Put some sugar in a small mixer jar and grind it to a fine powder and set aside.

sugar powder


  • Heat oil in a small frying pan and fry the peanuts till golden brown and crisp. Drain and set aside.

fried peanuts

  • In the same frying pan, fry the corn flakes on low flame till crisp. They float on the surface.  
  • Fry the corn flakes in 4 - 5 batches. Each batch takes less than 2 - 3 minutes. Do not over fry.
fried corn flakes

  • Drain on an absorbent paper and set aside. 
drained corn flakes

  • Transfer the fried corn flakes to a large plate.
transfer to alarge plate 

  • Sprinkle 2 tbsp of sugar powder, salt and chilli powder one by one. Mix well. 
mix other ingredients

  • Add the fried peanuts.
add fried peanuts

  • Mix well and store in an airtight container.

mix peanuts

  • Serve corn flakes chivda with hot tea or coffee.
serve makai poha chiwda with hot tea or coffee

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6 comments:

  1. Crunchy, sweet ,spicy and YUUMMMMY :)Love it

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  2. delicious crispy chivda.

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  3. Perfect snack to enjoy vth tea..I too love it .

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  4. love this,yummy

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  5. my all time favourite ..mixture...jusy yumyum

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