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Quick Poha Chivda Namkeen – 15 Mins Recipe

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Tea-time is incomplete without namkeen, right? Sharing a simple Poha Chivda Namkeen Recipe that is a hit at my home. It’s quick and easy-to-make (just 15 mins), tastes delicious and is much healthier than the regular store-bought namkeens that are cooked in an inferior quality oil.  It tastes even better when cooked using ingredients from organic brands.

Poha Chivda Namkeen is made from assortment of ingredients that are readily available at home. It is a healthy, nutritious snack that can be stored in an air-tight container for around 10-15 days and can be consumed as an evening snack or with dishes like upma, etc.

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It can be served to kids as well. I give it to my kids as their mid-day snack or in the evenings when hunger pangs strike them and I donot have much time to cook something quickly. They relish it a lot. It’s one non-spicy, easy-to-eat nutritious snack that’s a hit among kids as well.

Check out the recipe below and don’t forget to pin this post for future reference.

Quick Poha Chivda Namkeen

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Poha Chivda is a traditional Indian namkeen made of flattened rice and other spices. It is healthy, tasty and relished as a mid-day or a tea-time snack. d
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups poha
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup dry coconut, chopped
  • 2 tbsp gram dal
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp hing / asafoetida
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • In a wok, dry roast poha on medium flame till it turns crisp. Keep aside.
  • Add 2 tbsp oil. Now, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fennels seeds, hing and curry leaves. Stir well.
  • Add peanuts and roast till they turn golden.
  • Add gram dal, dry coconut and cashews. Let them roast.
  • Add turmeric and mix well.
  • Now, add the roasted poha and mix gently.
  • . Switch off the flame and add salt and powdered sugar.
  • Mix everything well. Poha Chivda Namkeen is ready. Let it cool and store in an air-tight container
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41 responses to “Quick Poha Chivda Namkeen – 15 Mins Recipe”

  1. Swarnali says:

    Wow thanks for this amazing recipe and thanks for this video as it has been nicely elaborated in this video. My little one loved poha..

  2. Arti says:

    Looks delicious and easy

  3. jaya1966 says:

    Seems to be a very promising recipe and quite healthy at the same time. Will surely try it out sometime.

  4. Chivda, or chira as we call it, is an all-time favourite snack. Love to munch it while sipping my chai

  5. I love poha! This recipe is slightly different from what I make at home but I’d love to try it too. Thanks for sharing!

  6. aktal2012 says:

    Loved the recipe will try it

  7. I ususally make this.Plus I sometimes add tried cornflakes or puffed rice also to it.

  8. Neha Sharma says:

    It’s been ages since I last made this poha chivda, this was our favorite snack during hostel days. Thanks for sharing the recipe, will try to make it some day.

  9. Wow! that was an easy recipe. Definitely trying this one, Charu.

  10. Sweta says:

    I love poha and so does my family. Vl give it a try with your recipe

  11. shail says:

    I am definitely trying this recipe. So easy and best tk eat with tea or coffee or even for tiffin. Thanks for the recipe.

  12. aditi says:

    We also make chivda namkeen at home and it’s everybody’s favourite:)
    Thanks for another version.

  13. Atulmaharaj says:

    Perfect munchie with a hot cup of chai! I would like it khatta-meetha with loads of peanuts.

  14. Archana says:

    Poha Chivda Namkeen is my family’s favorite tea time snack, I always try to make it in different ways and store it, I am definitely going to try your yummilicious healthy recipe of poha namkeen next time.

  15. Hey, this looks easy enough. I think I might try this one out.

  16. bytetrails says:

    Read the recipe carefully, I am so gonna make it. Looks yum

  17. Haimanti says:

    Wow that is an easy recipe. What haven’t I thought about it before? I’m going to try it today! Thanks a lot 😊

  18. This recipe is wow. So simple and easy to make. Looks colorful too. Will try it for sure.

  19. I usually fry the poha, wasn’t very sure about the roasting. Will be making this soon! The 15 minutes is catchy on the title.

  20. freemindtree says:

    It is a yummy munch on and my son loves it.. I will make it in this festive season.

  21. Dr. Surbhi Prapanna says:

    This is my all time favorite snack and I usually made it for my family as healthy snack. It tastes so good and healthy too. I didn’t add cashews, will try it as per your suggestion.

  22. writenlive says:

    Fantastic easy healthy recipe! I used to make this quite often but with minimal spices. I’ll use your seasonings 🙂

  23. Sushmita Malakar says:

    This is easier than I thought! I am definitely making this!

  24. Even I love to make this recipe at home. My kids love dry snacks and this is so healthy also since we can just roast the poha.

  25. I love chivda namkeen, at my mom’s place, we call it forni and its my all time favorite snack to much on. We also make it the samay and there is one which is sweet as we add sugar in it and its sans turmeric

  26. This is a yummy recipe Charu. I too make poha chivda but in a different way. Will try this recipe too.

  27. preety85 says:

    Nice recipe…I also made the same at home for evening snacks. The best part is you can store it and use for weeks.

  28. Such an easy peasy delicious recipe, I have pinned it to make soon in my kitchen

  29. It’s easy and quick recipe. Looked delicious. Thanks for sharing.

  30. Neha says:

    I just made it the other day! Me and my son love it, but the older kid not so much… She is done the moment groundnuts are over in her plate:D

  31. mummatalks says:

    My mom makes this often and she has recently made this for my kids during ganpati time when she stayed at my home. It’s really yum n easy to make.

  32. I totally am going to try this recipe soon. My husband loves Poha Chivda and I am definitely going to surprise him with this recipe. Thanks for sharing your secret.

  33. Kavita Singh says:

    This festival season I am planning to make mithai and namkeens at home, I am sure this will come handy. Saving this, looks like an easy recipe to try 🙂

  34. I enjoy this dish, and thought it was only a breakfast dish! thanks for suggesting it as a snack and the easy to follow recipe.

  35. Hi Charu! This seems like a healthy, nutritious snack for children and adults.Thanks a ton! 🙂 #MyFriendAlexa #TinaReads

  36. Perfect read to try out it today only. The recipe looks quick and simple.

  37. This looks delicious and healthy dish. Love to try this easy to cook recipe. #dewreads
    #myfriendAlexa

  38. What a delicious home-made perfect snack for everyone in the house. Loved the recipe Charu!

  39. soniadogra says:

    Just back from reading your paneer recipe. Loved both. So easy and quick to prepare.

  40. Poonam says:

    It’s a favourite in the house. Quick easy and tasty

  41. Leha says:

    This is a light and healthy snack, quite popular and the homemade ones are the best.

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