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Nuts And Chivda Namkeen For A Quick Easy Snack

Nuts And Chivda Namkeen For A Quick Easy Snack

Nuts And Chivda Namkeen

Nuts and Chivda Namkeen is a quick and easy snack with a balanced flavor of sweet and salty. This week on Whip-it-up-Wednesdays make this simple snack with poha (flattened rice), dry fruits, peanuts, and spices. A little healthy tea-time snack you can make at home.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Yield: Six servings


Nuts And Chivda Namkeen ingredients

  1. One cup of peanuts
  2. Two and a half cups thick white Poha (flattened rice)
  3. Half cup of cashews
  4. One tablespoon roasted split gram
  5. Ten curry leaves
  6. Four garlic chopped
  7. Two teaspoon mustard seeds
  8. Salt to taste
  9. One and a half tablespoon sugar
  10. Half teaspoon of turmeric
  11. A quarter cup of Raisins
  12. Two tablespoons Ghee


  1. Take a thick bottomed pan over a low flame and add poha to it.
  2. Dry roast poha for six to seven minutes and keep stirring in between
  3. Once the poha change their texture and become crisp, remove the poha in a plate to let it cool
  4. Take pan over medium flame and add one tablespoon ghee in it
  5. Add split gram, peanuts and cashews in it
  6. Stir fry until they are crunchy
  7. Remove them in a plate and keep aside
  8. In the same pan add one tablespoon ghee
  9. Add mustard seeds and saute for 30 secondsNuts And Chivda Namkeen
  10. Add garlic and curry leaves, and saute for about 30 minutes
  11. Add turmeric, salt and sugar, mix well
  12. Add stir-fried nuts (split gram, peanuts, and cashews) and mix well
  13. Add roasted poha and mix well
  14. Add raisins and mix well for a minute
  15. Switch off the stoveNuts And Chivda Namkeen


  1. Do not roast on a high flame as the poha will get burnt or browned and break
  2. Instead of a dry roast, you can also fry the poha as per your taste
  3. If you like your chivda spicy, add a half teaspoon of red chili powder
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