Healthy chivda




3 cups puffed cereals
1 cup crushed corn flakes
2 tbsp raw peanuts
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
3 green chillies, slit lengthwise
15 to 16 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 cup roasted chana dal (daria)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi),(optional)
1 tbsp powdered sugar
2 tsp oil
salt to taste



  1. Roast the puffed cereals, cornflakes and peanuts in a non-stick pan, stirring occasionally till crisp (approx. 3 to 4 minutes).
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and roasted chana dal and stir.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Add the roasted puffed cereals, cornflakes, peanuts, sugar and salt and mix well.
  5. Cool and store in an air-tight container.

This recipe was published on Tarladalal. 


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