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rajgira chivda is a healthy snack usually consumed for fasting days. It is also called as Vrat ki Namkeen made with Rajgira or Amaranth seeds that are puffed. Learn how to make rajgira chivda recipe | amaranth chivda | healthy puffed rajgira namkeen |

Healthy puffed rajgira namkeen is low cal, low oil and great for diabetics and weight watchers. This can also be consumed on non-fasting days along with a cup of tea and/or a light mid morning snack option too.

Rajgira (Amaranth) has many benefits; from preventing heart diseases to boosting immunity It is more nutritious than other staple foods like rice and wheat. Rajgira is rich in phytochemicals like carotenoids and nutrients like protein, magnesium, zinc, potassium and iron.

Tips to make rajgira chivda: 1. You can skip adding curry leaves, turmeric and chilli powder to make vrat rajgira chivda. 2. Store the chivda in an air tight container for 1 week. 3.You can also make this chivda in olive oil to make it healthier.

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Rajgira Chivda recipe - How to make Rajgira Chivda

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 cups
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  1. To make rajgira chivda, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the raw peanuts and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the coconut slices and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the curry leaves and green chilies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the puffed rajgira, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Cool down and store the rajgira chivda in an air tight container or use as require.

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  1. rajgira chivda recipe | amaranth chivda | healthy puffed rajgira namkeen | is made using easily available ingredients in India: 4 cups puffed amaranth (rajgira) seeds, 2 tbsp oil, 1/2 cup raw peanuts, 1 cup sliced dry coconut (kopra), 12 curry leaves (kadi patta), 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 1 tsp chilli powder and salt to taste. See the below image of list of ingredients for rajgira chivda.

how to make rajgira chivda

  1. To make rajgira chivda, heat 2 tbsp oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add ½ cup raw peanuts.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add ½ cup sliced dry coconut (kopra).
  5. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add 12 curry leaves (kadi patta).
  7. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  8. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  9. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  10. Add 1 tsp chilli powder.
  11. Add salt to taste.
  12. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  13. Add 4 cups puffed amaranth (rajgira) seeds
  14. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  15. Cool down and store the rajgira chivda in an air tight container or use as require.

tips to make rajgira chivda

  1. You can skip adding curry leaves, chilli powder and turmeric to make vrat rajgira chivda.
  2. Store the chivda in an air tight container for 1 week.
  3. You can also make this chivda in olive oil to make it healthier.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy264 cal
Protein4.9 g
Carbohydrates6 g
Fiber2.5 g
Fat25.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.5 mg
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