Oats and Poha Chivda

Oats and Poha Chivda

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Yet another variation of a favourite Indian snack! Use oats and poha to make this healthy chivda. Carry this snack in your bag to work or to the gym for an instant pick-me-up when you feel your blood sugar levels decreasing. Suggested serving size per person: 1 serving.

Oats and Poha Chivda recipe - How to make Oats and Poha Chivda

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 cup roasted quick cooking rolled oats
1/2 cup roasted beaten rice (poha)
2 tsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
2 green chillies , lengthwise
6 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 cup roasted chana dal (daria)
1/2 cup whole wheat (gehun) khakra , broken into pieces
salt to taste
1 tsp powdered sugar

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, green chillies and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the asafoetida and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the oats, poha and chana dal, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the khakhra, salt and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Allow it to cool and store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy211 cal
Protein7.1 g
Carbohydrates36.2 g
Fiber2.6 g
Fat4.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium12.1 mg
Oats and Poha Chivda (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal


Oats and Poha Chivda
 on 27 Jun 16 07:09 AM

Hello, U have also mentioned whole wheat in the ingredients, but u have not used it at all
Tarla Dalal
27 Jun 16 01:59 PM
   Hi Chaitali, It was an error from our side, it is whole wheat khakhras ans not whole wheat Sorry for the error and thank you for informing us
Oats and Poha Chivda
 on 30 Mar 14 04:34 PM

Healthy Chivda
 on 13 Nov 13 02:27 PM

Nice crunchy taste...it's quick to make...oats gives that much needed fibre and poha increases the iron content of the recipe...
Healthy Chivda
 on 07 Jan 12 10:40 AM

Great low calorie option..Much healthier than the fried versions.