Khakhra Chivda ( Tiffin Treats)

Khakhra Chivda ( Tiffin Treats)

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When kids get bored of the usual rotis in their tiffin box, you can make an exciting snack with crispy khakhra instead! Made with wheat flour, khakhras are quite as satiating as rotis but can be quite thrilling for kids to munch on. Here crushed khakhras are pepped up with roasted chana dal, peanuts, cashewnuts, sev and other interesting ingredients, which will make the taste buds – and of course, your kids – to jump with joy. You can make a large batch of this Khakhra Chivda and store it in an air-tight container for 5-6 days, ready to send in the tiffin box anytime you wish. It can come in really handy on hurried days when you don’t have time to prepare an elaborate tiffin. Moreover, your kids would love it too! Also pack Quick Chocolaty Biscuits in another tiffin for a perfect short break combo.

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Khakhra Chivda ( Tiffin Treats) recipe - How to make Khakhra Chivda ( Tiffin Treats)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups (4 half cup )
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  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, roasted chana dal, peanuts and cashewnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the they turn light brown in colour, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the curry leaves, turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the khakhra, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  5. Switch off the flame, add the salt and powdered sugar and mix well. Keep aside to cool completely.
  6. Sprinkle sev and toss well.

How to pack

    How to pack
  1. Store in an air-tight container, and pack in an air-tight tiffin box.

Khakhra Chivda (Tiffin Treats For Kids) Video by Tarla Dalal

Nutrient values per half cup
Energy543 cal
Protein12.2 g
Carbohydrates45.8 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat34.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A291.5 mcg
Vitamin B10.5 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B34.2 mg
Vitamin C2.1 mg
Folic Acid27.5 mcg
Calcium43 mg
Iron3.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium21.3 mg
Potassium226.5 mg
Zinc2.1 mg

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