‘Navratna’ in Sanskrit means ‘nine gems’ and has a special cultural and religious significance in the Asiatic region. It is protein packed and absolutely crunchy and delicious!

Ingredients OF Navratan Mixture


  • Besan: 1 cup
  • Rice Flour : 2 spoons
  • Baking Soda : a pinch
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Water
  •  Sev:
  • Besan :1 cup
  • Rice flour : ¼ cup
  • Hot oil :1/4 spoon
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Mixture:
  • Groundnuts : 1/2 cup
  • Cashews : 1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves
  • Thick poha : 1 cup
  • Roasted Bengal Gram: 1cup
  • Raisins. : 3/4 cup
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Red chilly Powder : 1/2 spoon
  • Dried Green peas. : 1/2 cup
  • Chat Masala. : 1/2 spoon
  • Dried Mango powder: 1/4 spoon

How to Make Navratan Mixture

  1. Making Boondi:
  2. Mix gram flour, rice flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl by slowly adding waterand making medium thick batter.
  3. Heat oil in a kadhai for deep frying. When oil becomes hot, pour batter into a big sieve tool, by holding it above the kadhai.
  4. Fry them by stirring with a ladder until they become golden brown color and crispy.
  5. Take out them and shift them on an absorbent paper to drain excess oil.
  6. Making Sev: Mix Bengal gram flour, rice flour, hot oil by adding water and prepare smooth dough.
  7. Grease the Sevai machine and add the dough into it by using the small holes plate for it
  8. Heat the oil in a kadhai for deep frying. When the oil becomes hot, release the dough loaded by pressing the sevai tool.
  9. Fry the sev on a low flame.
  10. Now remove the sev from the kadhai on to an absorbent paper.
  11. Add this crushed sev into the boondi bowl.
  12. Making mixture: Soak the dried green peas in water at night.
  13. Heat a kadhai and add oil in it. When oil gets hot, on a low flame, fry wiped green peas and stir with a slotted ladle.
  14. Continue this process one by one until all the Ingredients like groundnuts, cashewnuts, flattened rice and roasted bengal gram gets deep fried.
  15. Roast curry leaves and pul all of them into boondi bowl.
  16. Mix all ingredients by adding salt , red chilly powder, Chat masala, dried mango powder & raisins.
  17. Now Navratan mixture is ready to serve.


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