Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Healthy Cereal Chivda

Cereal chivda is the best alternative for any boring breakfast and best snack during evening tea time. Usually chivda is made with roasted poha or puffed rice. This is the quick version of making chivda with your favourite available nuts. Do try it,you all will surely like it...


  • Corn Flakes -1/2 pack
  • Rice Krispies - 1/2 pack
  • Spicy Sev - two handful
  • Almonds, chopped - 1/2 cup
  • Peanuts - 1/4 cup
  • Fennel seeds - 1tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tbsp
  • Tumeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Garlic powder - 1 tsp
  • Onion powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Curry leaves - 8 to 10
  • Sugar - 1 tsp ( adjust as per the taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 4 tbsp

  • Take a big size foil tray or any oven proof tray. Mix the cereals and crush them a little.
  • Preheat the oven to the lowest temperature about 170 F.
  • Heat the oil into one pan and add chopped almonds and peanuts. Fry them for 5 minutes.
  • Then add fennel seeds and curry leaves. Stir well.
  • When nuts are light golden in colour.Add all dry masala powder,sugar and salt. Fry it for a minute.
  • Pour this mixture into the cereal mixture.Mix everything well.
  • Place the tray in the oven and bake the chivda for an hour.
  • Stir the chivda occassionally in between.
  • After 1 hour take out the tray from the oven and allow it to cool.
  • Mix  the spicy sev in the chivda.
  • When chivda cools down it into air tight container.


  1. Definitely super crunchy munchy chivda,feel like having some.

  2. Nice to stop by your blog dear - the chivda looks crispy, healthy and delicious! do stop by my space some time :) cheers, priya

  3. that's indeed healthy , love this guilt free snack

  4. wow .. good for evening snaks..thanks for sharing

  5. Wow.. that is indeed awesome..:)) Loved the simplicity of the snack..:))
    First time here and glad to follow you..:))

  6. chivda looks awesome. great munchkins