Chivda Recipe, Poha Chiwda | Crispy – Spicy Avalakki May 3, 2016 By Raji Leave a Comment Chooda / Spicy poha/Chivda( Roasted masala avalakki/Poha) mix is a easy to make, delicious evening coffee or tea time snack. This recipe calls for thin poha / teLu avalakki. This is also popularly known as Chiwda/Chivda IngredientsMetricUS Imperial 4 cup thin Poha /Avalakki⅓ cup peanuts⅓ cup dried coconut slices2 gram TBSP hurigadale / fried gram dal optional4 to 5 dried red chillies20 to 25 curry leaves3 tbsp oil1 tsp mustard seeds¼ tsp turmeric powder pinch of asafoetida/hing1 tsp salt Chivda Recipe Tools Stainless Steel wok (bandle) Instructions Keep the thin avalakki in a thick bottom large pan on a very low heat.On the other stove, keep 3 tbsp oil on a medium heat.Once the oil is hot enough, add hing, mustard seeds, hurigadale and peanuts. Fry it until it becomes a light golden brown color.Now add turmeric, red chillies (broken into pieces) and curry leaves. Fry it until the curry leaves become crunchy.Add salt.Add this to the avalakki/poha, and mix well.Keep this on low heat for another 2 to 3 minutes (avalakki/poha will become warm and crunchy).Turn off the heat. Let it sit for another few minutes and Chivda is ready to eat.