Poha chivda or chiwda diwali recipe

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poha chivda


Today’s our recipe is thick poha chivda or chiwda. There are different types of chivda recipes, but this  poha chivda one is simplest recipe i ever learn from my sister. We usually make each year and also made chiwda in large quantity this time. Chiwda is one of not to be missed recipe in Diwali. Diwali is the biggest and celebrated across all states in India. After long time, almost two years we are celebrating it in India with our family.

Traditionally we and also whoever we know make Diwali sweets/food in large quantity so that one can distribute it with relatives and friends.


poha chivda

It is a spicy recipe and combination with sweet ladoo of any kind makes a perfect combination to eat in Diwali time. Thick poha chivda is one of the short to medium time consuming recipe. Chivda recipe of crispy beaten rice flavored with peanut, dry fruits, spices make delicious any time snacks.

Step-by-step instructions with pictures immediately follow recipe


We need ingredients for poha chivda recipe are 1 and 1/2 kg thick poha, 1 cup garlic, 4 tbsp cumin’s seeds, 1 packet Chiwada masala packet (Rambandhu chiwda masala), 1/2 cup of curry leaves, 1 cup of almond, 1 cup of raw peanuts and, 1 cup dry coconut slices, 2 cup of roasted chana (daal), 2 cups of oil, Salt to taste.



First take garlic – cumin seed in grinder and make rough paste out of it and pour it in a small bowl to use afterwards.

Keep kadhai on medium heat and roast thick poha until it becomes crispy, now add roasted chana in that



Add 2 cups of oil in kadhai.



Once oil is heat, add 1/2 cup of curry leaves. Fry it and  remove it on roasted poha. In the same way fry peanut, coconut, almond, cumin seeds and garlic paste.



Now add chivda masala in that. Now need to mix all things together and remove it in to the roasted poha





Mix all things together very well add salt to taste



If you don’t have any chivda masala you can use red chilly powder, hing, turmeric powder and powdered sugar

our poha chivda or chiwda is ready to eat


poha chivda


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Post Author: Asmita Pawar-Gaikwad

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