Microwave Poha Chivda
Yield: About 1 cup
Microwave cooking time: 4 minutes
Microwave safe bowl + Microwave safe plate
Thin Beaten rice (poha): 1 cup
Oil: 1 tsp
Green chilli: 1 small -minced
Peanuts: 2 tsp of peanuts
Roasted Chana dhal (dhalia)/ pottu kadallai: 2 tsp
Turmeric: less than 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves: few leaves
Salt: 1/4 tsp (U can increase according ur taste)
Sugar: 1/2 tsp (I omitted)
Note: Most of the time, thin poha packet have a powdery flakes. Better to sieve in colander and remove the powder.
In microwave safe plate, spread a cup of poha into thin layer (If you double or triple the recipe - Roast few batches at the time), keep for one minute in microwave, taking out and stiring every 30 seconds.
Take a microwave safe bowl , large enough to hold the poha.
Add the oil and mustard seeds, keep a minute in microwave.
Take out , add the turmeric, green chilli, roasted chana dhal, peanuts and curry leaves- keep another minute.
Take out add , salt, sugar (If u wish) and the poha and mix thoroughly and microwave a minute.
Spread in paper napkin and cool it completely before storing in air tight container.
There is no more popcorn time in my house, we all want this quick Chivda!
2)After all it is a Maharashtra regional speciality snack will fit WYF: Specility food hosted by EC.
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