Poha Chivda – Rice Crispy Savory Party Mix

Enjoy this homemade party snack made from instant rice, peanuts and spices. It takes only 10 minutes. Try it instead of popcorn.

Ingredients
 
3 cups poha
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1/4 tsp. chilli powder or 1 fresh green chili chopped
4 to 6 curry leaves
2 tablespoon unsalted peanuts
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
a pinch of sugar
a pinch citric acid crystals
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste

Please keep all the above ingredients ready on a plate as the seasonings need to be added quickly in the heated oil.
 
Method
1. In a pan or wok heat the oil. Add the mustard seeds. As they splutter add chillies, curry leaves, peanuts and turmeric powder.
2. Add this to the poha. Roast the poha by turniing it over and coating it with the spices. This will take a fe minutes.
3. Add the sugar, citric acid and salt and mix well.

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