Cornflakes Chivda{crispy, spicy, gluten free snack}


Crispy, spicy and easy to make cornflakes chivda. It takes easily available ingredients from your kitchen. A guilt free snack for this Diwali !!



makes 4 cups chivda

3 cups plain cornflakes

2 tablespoons roasted gram

2 tablespoons peanuts

20 pieces cashews

few curry leaves

2 tablespoons oil

1 teaspoon red chilli powder (adjust according to your spice level)

1/2 tablespoon powdered sugar

salt to taste

1/2 teaspoon organic turmeric powder

1/2 cup bhujiya (sev)


  • In a pan , add oil .
  • When the oil is hot , add peanuts and fry until crisp.
  • Remove the peanuts into a bowl.
  • In the same pan , add roasted gram and cashew nuts.
  • Fry until they turn slight golden.
  • Remove into the same peanut bowl.
  • Add the curry leaves and fry until crisp.
  • Remove the curry leaves into the bowl as well.
  • Now add the cornflakes and fry for a minute. The heat should be medium, so as to not burn the cornflakes.
  • After a minute , add salt, chilli powder and turmeric.
  • Mix it well without breaking the cornflakes.
  • Let the spices get heated a bit.
  • Now with the gas turned off , slightly crush the curry leaves and top it over the cornflakes.
  • Add the roasted nuts and bhujiya (sev).
  • Mix everything well and allow it to cool completely.
  • Store it in an airtight jar and can be consumed for 2-3 months.

Note – if you like raisins, a tablespoon of them can be roasted with cashew nuts. It gives a slight sweetish taste.





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