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Kurmura has always been a favourite of mine. Can munch on it just plain or a little spiced up as a Chivda. Another quick and easy snack that I prepared this Diwali was Kurmura Chivda. Ready in less than 15 minutes and not too oily.

This is what you’ll need

Kurmura: 3 cups (roasted, until crisp)

Peanuts: 3tbsp

Cashew nuts: 3tbsp

Roasted dalia:1tbsp

Coconut slivers: 2tbsp

Green chillies: 6 (slit lengthwise)

Curry leaves: Few

Turmeric powder: 1/2tsp

Hing (asafoetida): 1/2tsp

Sugar: 1tsp

Salt to taste

Oil: 2tbsp

Let’s get cooking

1. Heat the oil in a wide bottom pan.

2. Add the cashew nuts, peanuts, coconut slivers and roast until brown.

3. Add the green chillies, curry leaves, hing and roasted dalia. Fry until chillies are crisp.

4. Add the kurmura and turmeric powder. Mix well and fry for a minute.

5. Remove from flame and add the salt and sugar.

6. Once cool store in an airtight container.

Approximate preparation and cooking time: 15 minutes





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