Roasted oats chivda is a savory mixture of roasted oats, nuts, spices and herbs.
(quick cooking oats)
Oil for tempering
5 to 6
5 to 6
1 to 2
- sliced or slit
8 to 10
Salt as per taste
Measure all the ingredients and keep them separately in a plate or bowl.
Heat a kadai first. Reduce the flame to a low and then add 1 cup quick cooking oats in a hot kadai or pan.
Roast the oats on a low flame. Do keep stirring continuously while roasting oats.
When the oats become light brown in color and are fragrant & crisp, then switch off the flame. Just ensure they don't brown too much.
Transfer the oats in another plate.
roasting oats chivda ingredients
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the same pan. Add 1 tablespoon of peanuts and fry them till they become crunchy and their color changes.
Place the peanuts on a plate lined with a kitchen paper towel.
Then add fry 5 to 6 almonds till they become crisp and light brown in color.
Remove them and place the almonds on the same plate lined with paper towel.
Similarly fry 5 to 6 cashews till they become golden. Remove them and keep aside.
Fry the raisins till they swell and become plump. Keep aside.
Keep the flame to a low. Then in the same pan, add 8 to 10 curry leaves, 1 to 2 chopped green chilies and a pinch of asafoetida.
Add ½ teaspoon of sugar. Stir and saute for some seconds till the green chilies and curry leaves become crisp.
making oats chivda
Add the remaining fried ingredients - peanuts, raisins and cashews. Mix very well.
Then add the roasted oats.
Mix the oats mixture very well. sprinkle salt as required.
On a low flame, saute for 2 to 3 mins. Then switch off the flame. Remove and keep aside in a separate plate.
Let the chivda mixture cool at room temperature and then store in an air-tight box and container. Serve the oats chivda as tea time snack or as a diwali savory snack.
- recipe can be doubled or tripled.
- green chilies & sugar can be added less or more as per your requirements.
- you can add more dry fruits if you want.
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