Monday, April 23, 2012

Rice Krispie Chivda


5 cups rice Krispie Cereals

1/2 cup raw peanuts

10-12 curry leaves

2 tsp mustard seeds

1/4 tsp asafoetida

2 tbsp broken cashews (optional)

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/8 tsp amchur powder

1/2 tsp freshly ground coriander-cumin powder

1 1/2 tsp chilli powder (or adjust to taste)

2 tsp sugar

2 tbsp oil

salt to taste

What you need to do:

  • In a heavy bottom pan heat 1 tbsp oil till hot.Turn the heat to low,add the peanuts and cashews and fry till light golden.Drain and remove with a slotted spoon.
  • Add the remaining oil.When hot add asafoetida and mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds crackle, add curry leaves and fry for 30 secs.
  • Add turmeric,chilli powder,amchur powder,coriander-cumin powder and fry for a min.
  • Add the sal.Mix and switch off the heat.
  • Drop in the rice krispies,peanuts,cashews and sugar and mix well till all the spices coat each grain of rice krispie.
  • When cooled store in an airtight container.
  • Add 2 tbsp of golden raisins for a nice sweet bite.Just toss the raisins in oil before you fry the peanuts and cashews for 10 secs,remove with a slotted spoon.
  • Add 1 tsp of chopped garlic to the oil along with the curry leaves.


Kavita said...

Thanks Ankita for stopping by my space..i'm happy to follow yours!

Indulge said...

MY family loves this chivda and we make it often. We don't eat rice Krispies cereal otherwise, but get it to make this chivda only.
Love Ash.

Jay said...

very interesting recipe..looks yummm
Tasty Appetite

Spice up the Curry said...

chivda looks fantastic. lovely

Padhu said...

Looks inviting! Love to snack on it anytime

Sriya said...

first time here ....glad to follow you ...very yummy poha....

Sherin Deepu said...

I luv this chevda. Yummm.
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