Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe

Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe

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The jowar dhani chivda promises a bowl full of crunchy fun! Indeed, jowar dhani no chevdo, a Holi specialty is made with yummy jowar puffs and roasted chana dal, seasoned with spice powders and tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. jowar dhani no chevdo is super healthy, gluten free and made in low calories.

A pinch of asafoetida is added to give the chivda a very appetizing aroma. For the Gujaratis and Maharashtrians, Holi celebrations are incomplete without this crispy jowar dhani chivda, which is made in large batches and enjoyed by adults and kids.

Jowar dhani or jowar puffs are easily readily available in markets, yet some households prefer making it themselves. Jowar dhani is available in India during March and April which makes mark to the arrival of spring! Traditionally, the jowar dhani is puffed in a big pan full of sand with a sieve but you can also use a tava to puff it!

Lets see why this is a called a healthy sorghum popcorn mixture ? Jowar puffs are made from from jowar which is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium.

Kids will also love this healthy sorghum popcorn mixture snack as it has a popcorn-like mouth-feel. You can even pack it in a lunch box tiffin recipe as a snack for school or work. And you can also carry this along for munching, which makes it a perfect Indian travel dry food snack. Also, goes really well as an evening snack with a hot cup of masala chai.

Other must-try chivdas in our collection include the Roasted Poha and Oats Chivda , Kolhapuri Bhadang Murmura and Khakhra Chivda.

Learn to make jowar dhani chivda recipe | jowar dhani no chevdo | jowar dhani ka chivda | healthy sorghum popcorn mixture | gluten free jowar dhani chivda | with detailed step by step recipe photos below.

Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe recipe - How to make Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 cups
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  1. To make jowar dhani chivda, heat a deep non-stick pan, add the jowar puffs and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Remove and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in the same deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the roasted chana dal, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 seconds.
  6. Add the roasted jowar puffs and roasted chana, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Cool the jowar dhani chivda completely and store in an air-tight container. Use as required.
Nutrient values per cup
Energy66 cal
Protein1 g
Carbohydrates1.8 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat6.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A102.8 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C2.6 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium5.9 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium9.7 mg
Potassium48.2 mg
Zinc0 mg
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  1. To make jowar dhani chivda recipe | jowar dhani no chevdo | jowar dhani ka chivda | healthy sorghum popcorn mixture | gluten free jowar dhani chivda | heat a deep non-stick pan and add good quality jowar puffs.
  2. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or until they become crunchy. Remove and keep aside. Don’t forget to stir occasionally or else the jowar puffs will burn and not roast evenly.
  3. To prepare Jowar Dhani No Chevdo, heat the oil in the same deep non-stick pan.
  4. Add mustard seeds.
  5. Add curry leaves. It will add in a beautiful flavor to the chivda. 
  6. Add asafoetida.
  7. Saute on medium flame for 30 seconds. 
  8. Add the roasted chana dal. Also, you can add peanuts, cashew nuts, raisins, almonds, coconut to make Jowar Dhani Ka Chivda flavorful
  9. Cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  10. Add the turmeric powder to give bright yellow colour to Gujarati style Juwar Dhani Chevdo. To enhance the flavour of jowar dhani chivda, you can also add garam masala, amchoor powder or coriander-cumin seeds powder.
  11. Add chilli powder.
  12. Add salt.
  13. Mix well and cook for 10 seconds.
  14. Add roasted jowar puffs.
  15. Add roasted chana.
  16. Mix jowar dhani chivda | jowar dhani no chevdo | jowar dhani ka chivda | healthy sorghum popcorn mixture | gluten free jowar dhani chivda | well and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  17. Cool Jowar Dhani Chivda completely and store in an air-tight container. Use as required. The Jowar Dhani Chivda will last for atleast 15 days.
  18. Enjoy sorghum Popcorn Mixture with a hot cup of tea for breakfast or in the evening.

Reviews

Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe
 on 03 May 18 10:28 AM
5

Where to get Jowar dhani? It is not available with sing chana walas
Tarla Dalal
03 May 18 03:37 PM
   You can try looking for it in Bhuleshwar.
Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe
 on 28 Mar 17 08:49 AM
5

I really love this easy and quick recipe, We often make it during Holi and all my family members enjoy it a lot. This is a great snack to carry to office also.
Jowar Dhani Chivda, Holi Recipe
 on 27 Mar 17 05:00 PM
5

What a combination for chivda, and yhe best part its simplicity of ingredients, simple to make and taste like the best snack for the season.... I made a 1/2 kg and stored it in a box, everyone in my family loved it....