Gujarati Chivda

Gujarati Chivda is an all time favourite snack that you can enjoy with your tea or coffee anytime. This easy snack recipe is an authentic and traditional Gujarati recipe made with less oil. You can enjoy this healthy snack recipe on an empty stomach and carry it easily on your holidays too!
  • 3 cup brown rice poha
  • 1 pinch mustard seeds
  • 1 handful chopped neem leaves
  • 1 pinch powdered turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon refined oil
  • 2 tablespoon cashews
  • 2 tablespoon raw peanuts
  • 1 handful chopped green chilli
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 2 tablespoon raisins

For The Garnishing

  • 2 tablespoon cashews
  • 2 tablespoon raisins

For The Main Dish

  • 2 tablespoon raw peanuts
How to make Gujarati Chivda
  • Step 1

    Roast the poha and peanuts in a non-stick pan and make them crisp.

  • Step 2

    In an another pan, heat oil and add the mustard seeds, asafoetida, green chillies, neem leaves and saute.

  • Step 3

    When the seeds crackle, add the turmeric powder as well.

  • Step 4

    Add the roasted mixture to the other pan and mix it with the green chillies and neem leaves.

  • Step 5

    Now, add salt and mix well all the ingredients, and add sugar to it.

  • Step 6

    If you are not high on calories then you can deep fry cashew nuts along with raisins and garnish this mixture.

  • Step 7

    Let it cool for a while and then store it in a box so that it remains crisp.

  • Step 8

    Serve this chivda with masala chai or coffee.

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