Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. A snack with a twist, try this delicious and easy Cornflakes Chivda or Makai Chivda this Holi and you’re going to fall in love with the crunchiness of this savoury snack. It’s a great substitute to your regular namkeen and let me warn you, this snack can get quite addictive.
- 2 cups Makka Poha
- 1/2 cup Peanuts
- 20-25 Curry Leaves
- 2-3 Green Chilli Slit into half
- 1/4 cup Cashew Nuts
- 1/4 cup Raisins
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp Chaat Masala
- 1 tbsp Oil Plus for frying
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- Heat oil for frying in a pan.
- When the oil is hot, simmer the heat to low and fry the make poha until crisp.
- Drain on a tissue lined plate. Deep fry the peanuts in the same oil until browned and crisp.
- Drain on a tissue lined plate.
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.
- Once the oil is hot, add curry leaves and green chilli and fry until they are crisp.
- Add cashew nuts and raisins and fry until they turn brown.
- Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and fry for a few seconds.
- Now add the fried makka poha and peanuts and mix well.
- Add salt to taste and chaat masala and mix well.
- Cool the mixture and store in an airtight container for upto 10 days.
- Serve with tea or coffee.