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roasted poha Chivda
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Poha Chivda

Quick Crunchy snack made using Flattened rice, peanuts, cashews, spices and curry leaves
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chivda
Servings: 4
Author: Eateries Delightful


  • Stove
  • Oven (optional)


  • 2 cups thin poha
  • 2-3 tbsp oil or ghee
  • 1/4 cup raisin
  • 1/4 cup roasted cashews
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • pinch of hing
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder // add more to spice up the dish
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp dry coconut // optional
  • salt to taste


  • OVEN: Preheat to 350F, and dry roast poha, cashews, and peanuts for 15 mins. Stir every 6-7 mins.
  • STOVE TOP:  Heat nonstick pan, dry roast poha for 6-7 mins. Next roast peanuts and cashews until they are golden brown. Transfer it to a large bowl.
  • Next, heat tsp of oil or ghee in the pan, roast raisins until they puff up. Keep them aside.
  • To the same pan, add more oil, reduce the heat to low. add curry leaves, hing, and turmeric red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Transfer the tempering to the bowl, add salt and sugar. Mix until combined


  • Adjust the spices based on your preference. 
  • Skip the chilli powder if you are giving this to a toddler