Maharashtrian Puffed Rice Chivda Recipe

Maharashtrian Puffed Rice Chivda is a popular snack from the state of Maharashtra in India. It is made with puffed rice, peanuts, roasted chana dal, and a blend of spices. This crispy and savory snack is perfect for tea-time or as a munching option during festivals. It is easy to make and can be stored in an airtight container for up to a month.

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Ingredients for Maharashtrian Puffed Rice Chivda Recipe

  • 0.40 cup Puffed Rice
  • 1/10 cup Peanuts
  • 1/20 cup Roasted Chana Dal
  • 0.40 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/5 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1.80 Y Leaves
  • 0.40 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Maharashtrian Puffed Rice Chivda Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and green chilies.
  • STEP 2.Once the mustard seeds start to splutter, add peanuts and roasted chana dal.
  • STEP 3.Roast them until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add puffed rice and mix gently until all the ingredients are well coated with the spices.
  • STEP 6.Turn off the heat and let the chivda cool down completely.
  • STEP 7.Store in an airtight container and serve as a snack or with tea.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to roast the peanuts and chana dal on low heat to avoid burning.
  • You can add roasted cashews or almonds for extra crunch and flavor.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the chivda in an airtight container to maintain its crispiness.
  • Serve it as a snack with tea or as a topping for chaats and salads.
  • It stays fresh for up to a month when stored properly.
Nutrition
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calories per serving
15 g Fat16 g Protein129 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    15g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    129g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    129g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    15g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    36mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    19mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    137mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    311mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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