Wednesday, 26 August 2009

Corn Flakes Chivda

Corn Flakes Chivda / Cereal Chivda / Diet Chivda is a healthier alternative to the traditional chivdas and farsaans available in the market.
My mom often prepares 'Bhadang' - a Maharashtrian style chivda made with Kurmuras. I have given a twist to her recipe to make this yummy cereal chivda.
Apart from Corn Flakes, you can try experimenting with other cereals that are not flavoured. I tried Kellogs Rice Krispies and it worked well. If your Corn Flakes or Kurmura are not fresh, roast them a little or microwave for a few seconds to bring back the crunchiness.
Plain Corn Flakes
Kurmura (Puffed Rice)
Curry Leaves (Kadipatta)
Red Chilly Powder
Turmeric Powder
Salt to taste
Very little sugar
Mustard seeds for tempering
2 tsp oil

Heat oil in a wok and put in the mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
Throw in the peanuts and saute for some time. If you have roasted peanuts, no need to saute.
Add Red chilly powder, Turmeric powder and salt.
Remove from heat and put in the Corn flakes and Kurmura. Adjust salt and add a little sugar.
Once the chivda has cooled down, pack it in an air tight container.
This healthy Corn Flakes chivda is best had as a tea-time snack.
So, prepare a cup of hot tea, watch your favourite movie, munch on your 'chivda' and say Kudos to 'Guilt-free' snacking!!!
This entry goes to CFK: Evening snacks started by Sharmi of Neivedyam and currently hosted by Divya of Dil Se.


Pavithra said...

Wow thats perfect snack..

sangeeta said...

i mad it this evening ..but in smaller quantity..
i add whole red chillies in the tadka instead of powder...

s said...

great bookmarking this..its something i really could do with..thanks

Mansi said...

Thanks so much,S.

Shanthi said...

Perfect and interesting