Spiced Granola/Oats, Red rice flakes and nuts Chivda

Chivda final


This is simple, healthy snack. Poha/Red rice flakes and Oats are healthy combination, which is rich in protein and fiber. One can incorporate this healthy snack in your daily diet .

Yields: 3-4servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes


  • Red rice flakes (paper thin)-1cup
  • Oats-1cup
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Mustard seeds-1tsp
  • Curry leaves-6-8
  • Green chillies-2 (slit into half)
  • Turmeric-a big pinch
  • Roughly chopped Mixed nuts- 1/4cup (almonds, walnuts, pista)
  • Groundnut- a handful
  • Deseeded and chopped dates-2
  • Salt- to taste


  • Dry roast red rice flakes until crispy (approx. 3-4 minutes) on a medium low flame and set aside.
  • Dry roast oats for 1-2 minutes and set aside.
  • Now heat oil in the pan add in mustard seeds, green chillies and curry leaves.
  • When seeds crackle add in turmeric powder, chopped nuts, groundnuts , walnuts and roast for 2-3minutes or until slightly crispy.
  • Now add in the roasted red rice flakes, oats, salt and mix well till the poha and oats is well coated with the spices.
  • Cool and store in the airtight container.


  • Regular poha/flattened rice can also be used alternatively to red rice flakes.
  • This can be made in bulk and stored in an air-tight container.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on October 22, 2014, in Breakfast, Breakfast, Indian, International. Bookmark the permalink. 26 Comments.

  1. I like the way you presented it especially with my favorite kinds of snacks 🙂


  2. Love seeds and nuts.
    Enough about food: WHEN IS YOUR BIRTHDAY ???

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  3. Miam, miam! Might this make a good GORP for the trail? I think so!
    My gosh you’re a prolific cook! I hope you have someone to help with the dishes, pots, and pans. 🙂


  4. Lovely! Have never had a go at making my own chivda. Seeing this, I definitely should!

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  5. I can much on these the whole day !! ❤

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  6. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.


  7. Very innovative! 😀 Mind blown 😉

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