Oats and Poha Chivda (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

Oats and Poha Chivda (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Yet another variation of a favourite Indian snack! Use oats and poha to make this healthy chivda. Carry this snack in your bag to work or to the gym for an instant pick-me-up when you feel your blood sugar levels decreasing. Suggested Serving Size Per Person: 1 serving.


Recipe Description for Oats and Poha Chivda

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Makes 4 servings
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For Oats and Poha Chivda
1 cup roasted quick cooking rolled oats
1/2 cup roasted beaten rice (poha)
2 tsp peanut oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
2 green chillies , slit lengthwise
6 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 cup roasted chana dal (daria)
1/2 cup whole wheat khakhra , broken into pieces
salt to taste
1 tsp powdered sugar


For oats and poha chivda

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}oats and poha chivda{/span}, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, green chillies and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the asafoetida and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the oats, poha and chana dal, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the khakhra, salt and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Allow the {span class="bold1"}oats and poha chivda{/span} to cool and store in an air-tight container.

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