Sunday, 27 December 2009

Baked / Roasted Chevro / Chevdo


Ingredients
4 cups thin pawa /poha , (dried cooked flattened rice)
1/2 cup whole almonds
1/2 cup whole cashew nuts
1/2 small red peanuts
1/2 melon seeds
1/2 golden raisins
1/2 cup daria / dalia (roasted split chickpeas - available in Indian shops)
2 tspn tumeric
2 tspn sugar
salt to taste
powdered red chillis to taste
1 tablespoon oil
1 tspn fennel
2 tspn sesame seeds
1/2 tspn mustard seeds
12-14 curry leaves
3-4 cloves


Method
1. Warm the oven to 150 degrees centigrade or 300 degrees Fahrenheit
2. Mix the Tumeric, salt, sugar and red chili powder in a small bowl
3. Place the pawa / poha in 2 large trays and bake for 10 minutes
4. Place in a large container and Stir in the tumeric mix. Don't worry if the mix does not look yellow, the colour will develop.
5. Place the raisins on a baking tray, spray with a little oil, bake for about 5 minutes or until the raisins swell up into tiny balls.
5. Turn up the temperature 175 degrees centigrade / 350 degrees Fahrenheit
6. Bake the Almonds, Cashews nut for 15 minutes
7. Melon seeds, peanuts and daria / dalia for 10 minutes
8 Mix the raisins and nuts with the pawa / poha
9. Heat the oil in a small frying pan, fry the fennel, sesame seeds mustard seeds, curry leaves and cloves and add to the chevro mix.

ENJOY
Tips
you can also add crisps
Use cornflakes instead of pawa / poha
Use mumbra or rice crispies instead.
Rice crispies or cornflakes don't need to be baked.
To make the colour richer add 1tspn of paprika (I did not have any)


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7 comments:

meeso said...

I love this stuff! Nice recipe, I will have to try :)

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Hi,
I love ur recipes especially the photos, always wait for the new ones. Living in Sweden but still try to find east asian cooking recipes. Thanks

Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe, my husband love it, I did not use oil for wagar just use curry leaves mix with hot chevro and bake for 2 minutes more.

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