Oats Makhana chivda


Oats Makhana chivda

  • Author: Sanjana
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: small jar
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Low Calorie


An guilt free and quick tea time namkeen which is not fried and healthy! An easy to prepare chivda mix which stays good for weeks!


  1. Rolled oats: ½ cup
  2. Poha :  ¼ cup
  3. Peanuts : 1tsp
  4. Roasted Makhana / Fox nuts: ½ cup
  5. Roasted Bengal gram: 1 tsp
  6. Ghee : 1tsp
  7. Cumin seeds: 1tsp
  8. Mustard seeds: 1tsp
  9. Curry leaves: 3-4
  10. Crushed Garlic: ½ tsp
  11. Turmeric powder: 1tsp
  12. Red chilli powder: 1tsp
  13. Salt to taste


  1. In a pan, dry roast rolled oats for 5-6 minutes until it is crisp. In the same pan, dry roast poha until crisp.
  2. -In another pan, heat up the ghee, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Then add in the roasted Bengal gram, peanuts and cook till golden brown.
  3. Then add in curry leaves, crushed garlic, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well.
  4. Now add in the roasted poha, rolled oats & makhana to it and mix well. Let the mixture roast for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Store it in air tight container once cools down.


    1. Along with peanuts and roasted bengal gram, you can add cashews and almonds too.


  • Fat: 12.4g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.7g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Protein: 10g
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