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!
1) Sending to MEC- Sweets & Savories hosted by Paru, originated by Valli from Cooking4all seasons
2)After all it is a Maharashtra regional speciality snack will fit WYF: Specility food hosted by EC.
3) Turmeric is largely used in Indian cooking. This white poha got the golden hue due to turmeric! Think Spice: Think turmeric event originated by Sunita
I take this opportunity to Wish and Thank all my Readers . Have a Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!
MV version sounds way easier dear, the snap is superb! thanks.
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Happy Thanksgiving Cham!
Delicous looking chivda and that too made in MW.
I hav eonly had this from packets never made them home.
Enjoy Thanksgiving girl
I'll think of it during the week end movie-time :):)
Happy Thanksgiving Cham!!!
I loved ure template, looks nice.