Namkeen chivda Recipe-Crispy Poha Chivda-Salty and Crispy Flattened Rice

crispy chivda

Preparation time-20 minutes


  • Poha/chiura (Flattened rice)-150 gm
  • Mix Bhujiya/Crisp mixture (any type)-1/2 cup
  • Peanuts-1/2 cup
  • Curry leaves-10 to 12
  • Green chilli-2 or 3
  • Chopped onion-2
  • Cooking oil-2 tbsp
  • Black salt/plain salt to taste


  • Turn on the flame and heat a pan.
  • Add peanuts and roast it on low flame for 2-3 minutes, keep stirring.
  • Take it out on a plate and keep it aside.
  • Add oil in the same pan and let the oil heat.
  • Add green chilli, curry leaves ¬†and chopped onions.
  • Fry the onions on medium flame till it turns light brown.
  • Add lightly roasted peanuts and¬†chivda/poha (do not wash it).
  • Mix it and fry it for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
  • Add bhujiya/mixture and salt in the chivda and mix it.
  • Increase the flame to medium and fry it for a minute to make it crispy.
  • Turn off the flame and let it cool down.
  • Ready to serve.

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