Corn flakes Chivda (Diwali Dry Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

Corn flakes Chivda (Diwali Dry Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Kids love corn flakes. Why not send it as a surprise treat in their snack box, in a dry and savoury form? In this innovative Corn Flakes Chivda recipe, crisp-fried corn flakes are combined with crunchy peanuts, chana dal and spice powders to make a really exciting snack, which can be stored in an air-tight container for a few days. You can send it to school for a short break, as an accompaniment to their tiffin, or serve it as an after-school or between-play hunger chaser. This recipe is often made in many households during the festive season of Diwali.




Recipe Description for Corn Flakes Chivda ( Tiffin Treats)

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Makes 5 cups
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Ingredients


For Corn Flakes Chivda
2 cups raw corn flakes
oil for deep-frying
2 tbsp raw peanuts
2 tbsp roasted chana dal (daria)
1/4 cup sliced dry coconut (kopra)
8 to 10 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp powdered sugar
salt to taste

Method

For corn flakes chivda

  1. To make the {span class="bold1"}corn flakes chivda{/span}, heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add little corn flakes at a time and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper in a big plate and keep aside.
  2. In the same hot oil, add the peanuts and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain and add it to the fried corn flakes.
  3. In the same hot oil, add the roasted chana dal and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the side. Drain and add it on top of the fried peanuts.
  4. In the same hot oil, add the coconut and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain and add it on top of the roasted chana dal.
  5. In the same hot oil, add the curry leaves and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain and add it on top of the fried coconut.
  6. Add all the remaining ingredients immediately and toss well.

How to pack

  1. Allow it to cool completely, and pack in an air-tight tiffin box.
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RECIPE SOURCE : Tiffin Treats for KidsBuy this cookbook

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