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Poha chevdo in a bowl with peanuts, cashews and raisins.

Roasted Poha Chevdo

Shilpa Joshi
Quick Indian snack that is great with chai in which poha (flattened rice), dry fruits and spices come together for a lip smacking treat! Like a savory trail mix.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 112 kcal


  • pan


  • 2 cups thin poha
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • ¼ cup cashew halves
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • tsp citric acid
  • cup dry coconut pieces optional
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp salt
  • tsp red chilli powder lal mirch
  • tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3 tbsp oil


Roast Poha

  • In Microwave: Microwave 1 cup of poha at a time for 1 minute
    On Stovetop: In a wide bottom pan, roast the poha on lowflame for about 2 minutes. Gently mix in between.
    Roasted poha in a microwave in two plates.

Make Chevdo

  • If cashews and peanuts are not roasted, you can pan fry them in the 3 tbsp of oil needed for this recipe. Fry peanuts  until they start to split and look brownish about a minute. Remove and put on paper towel. Cashews- fry until starts to look pinkish, just under a minute. Remove and place on paper towel.
    Cashews pan fried in oil.
  • Using same oil from step 1, add chopped green chillies and mix.  Add sesame seeds, once begin to lightly brown add chopped curry leaves.
    Thin poha in a pan with spices.
  • Add in poha. Mix well. Add in spices. Poha will become crisp.
    Roasted poha chivda in a pot on stove.
  • Add in peanuts, cashews, raisins and dried coconut pieces. Add sugar, salt, citric acid and mix. Enjoy! Let cool completely before storing in airtight container.
    Poha chevdo in a bowl with peanuts, cashews and raisins.


Let cool completely before storing in airtight container


Calories: 112kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 2gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 148mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 19IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword poha chivda, roasted poha chevdo, roasted poha chivda
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