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Jowar Dhani Chivda

Jowar dhani chivda is an easy snack made with puffed sorghum grains, also called jowar dhani. They are made by popping the sorghum kernels and look very similar to popcorn. Read on for ingredients, FAQs, and step-by-step instructions to make jowar chivda.
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Author: Shilpa
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 10
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cups puffed sorghum
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • ½ cup peanuts raw
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 4-5 dried chilli
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • ¼ cup roasted Bengal gram (hurigadle/puthani)
  • ¼ cup dried coconut thinly sliced (or shredded)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Dry roast the puffed sorghum until they are crispy. Set aside
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan or kadhai. Fry the peanuts until they are crunchy
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, dried chili, and curry leaves
  • Fry until the curry leaves and dried chili is crispy
  • Add coconut and roasted Bengal gram. Fry for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the puffed sorghum and mix well
  • Cool completely before storing
Nutrition Facts
Jowar Dhani Chivda
Amount per Serving
Calories
139
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Sodium
 
2
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
110
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
25
g
8
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
Vitamin A
 
91
IU
2
%
Vitamin C
 
20
mg
24
%
Calcium
 
21
mg
2
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.