Oats Chivda Recipe is one of the easy and healthy snack options to have along with Masala Tea in evenings.

Ingredients for Oats Chiwda

  • oil for deep frying as required
  • 1 cup oats (quick cooking oats)
  • 5 to 6 almonds
  • 5 to 6 cashews
  • 1 tablespoon peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon roasted chana dal (roasted bengal gram)
  • 1 tablespoon golden raisins
  • 1 tablespoon oil for tempering
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing)
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 to 2 green chilies – sliced or slit
  • 8 to 10 curry leaves
  • salt as required

How to make oats chiwda

  • To prepare Oats Chivda Recipe, heat a skillet, on medium heat and dry roast 3/4 cup of oats till it turns golden brown. This will take about 3-5 minutes. Turn off the flame, transfer to a bowland  keep it aside to cool.
  • In the same pan, roast a cup of poha  for 5 minutes. Transfer it into the same bowl as the oats and keep aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a deep frying pan, add mustard and cumin seeds and let the mustard seeds crackle
  • Then add a handful of peanuts and half broken red chillies to it.
  • When the peanuts are fried to golden, then add slit green chillies and cook until the peanuts are roasted well.
  • Switch off the gas.
  • Now add a pinch of red chilli powder, a pinch of turmeric powder and salt along with sugar and mix well.
  • Then add the poha and oats to the pan.
  • Mix everything together and then add sprouts. Mix well.
  • When the oats chivda cools down completely, then sprinkle flax seeds and serve immediately or store in an airtight container.