Can you picture your evening tea without any crunchy snack? Surely not! A mug of tea is just not complete without having some sweet or savoury snack foods to gorge on. Be it an easy namak pare or yummy herbal tea cakes – we always keep various kinds of snacks in stock to enjoy. However, if you look around, there is a lot more than these regular tea-time snack foods. One such example is crunchy deep-fried poha. It is not only easy-to-make, but additionally tastes great with a hot mug of chai.
Poha (or chiwda) needs no separate introduction. It really is known to be an absolute essential dish for many people in India. Whether you enjoy it as a light breakfast meal or a crunchy savoury snack (chiwda), poha undoubtedly holds a general appeal. This versatile ingredient could be prepared in various ways for helping various purposes.
Here we enable you to get two recipes of crunchy deep-fried poha (sweet and savoury) that could be a quick fix for your evening food cravings.
How To Make Crunchy Deep-fried Poha | Crunchy Fried Poha Recipe
Poha/chiwda – 2 cups
Peanuts: a little less than half cup
Curry leaves- 8-10
Black pepper powder- half teaspoon
Whole reddish chilli powder- 1
Onion- half (chopped)
Green chilli- 1 (chopped)
Salt- as per taste
Sugar- as per taste
Oil- 2 tablespoons
Heat a kadhai with some oil.
Fry the peanuts and keep them apart.
Add the red chilli plus curry leaves to the kadhai plus fry for half-a-minute.
Now, include the chiwda and fry all of the ingredients together till chiwda becomes crispy. Do not burn any of the elements.
Add salt, sugar, black spice up powder, peanuts, onion and eco-friendly chilli and mix everything collectively. Switch off the flame.
You can also make a sweeter version of the fried poha. For this, you need to:
Fry 2 cups chiwda with a touch of salt.
Add half mug freshly grated coconut, one tsp ghee and a handful of sugar into it.
Mix everything together and provide.
Whichever version you make, provide it hot with a ‘kadak’ mug of chai and enjoy the evening. Joyful snacking!
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