The flattened rice as well as the puffed rice has to be very crisp for making Chivda. Use the thin variety of poha. In a deep pan heat oil. Add the mustard seeds. Once they crackle add the cumene seeds and then the curry leaves. Add the peanuts and fry for a few minutes. Then add the daliya and again fry for some time.Add the sesame seeds. Add the green chilly paste, fry nicely, add turmeric and then add the poha and the murmura.Stir nicely so that the poha and the murmura is coated with the masala. Add salt and…
I found Ambat chukka on but is very sour to taste.) In fact I googled to find out what it is called in other languages and was surprised
I have always relished South Indian food. Whenever my Mom cooked Idli-Sambar, Dosa,Uttapam, Rasam -whatever,I would have it for breakfast-lunch-dinner.Now that I am married to a South Indian I have learnt to cook some of them myself. Puli Upma- Poha (beaten rice) cooked with tamarind sauce (my Mother-in-laws recipe makes for quick but delicious breakfast.