Cornflakes chiwda-tangy mix

Dry fruit chiwda or a mixture is an easy tea time recipe.You can make various variations of this mixture with or without cornflakes,only thin poha/rice flakes,murmura/puffed rice, adding any dryfruits or peanuts. It is a vegan and gluten-free snack(avoid cornflakes).This mixture is crispy,perfect mix of sweet and sour,absolutely yummy.Perfect with a great cup of ginger tea.

You can make it fast and store it in airtight containers over the weekend.

You can also carry it with you in zip locks while going for a picnic or a train journey.

Also, you can control oil in your snacks when making at home.

Health wise you can always control the quality and quantity when you make it at home.

This mixture is a hit with western India  esp in Gujarati and Marathi community  .

Scroll below to read the recipe of Dryfruit chiwda

Cornflakes chiwda-tangy mix

Cornflakes chiwda-tangy mix


  • 3 cup cornflakes
  • 1-1/2 cup thin poha or rice flakes or puffed rice
  • 1-½ cup dryfruits (1/2 cup each almonds,cashews,raisins)
  • ½ cup dry coconut sliced
  • 2 tsp sugar optional
  • 2 tbsp oil
    Spice mix:
  • 1 tbsp rai or mustard seeds/ 1 tbsp jeera or cumin seeds optional
  • 1 tbsp saunf or fennel optional
  • 1 tsp haldi/turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp amchur/dried mango powder
  • 2 tsp dhania/coriander powder
  • 1 tsp jeera/cumin powder
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder/cayenne pepper powder
  • 2-3 sprigs of curry leaves
  • 2-3 green chillies chopped
  • Salt as per taste


  1. In a heavy bottom pan, dry roast corn flakes 5 mins on medium flame,stirring slowly with a spatula.Keep it aside.
  2. Dry roast poha 5 mins on medium flame,stirring slowly with a spatula.Keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil and fry chopped dry fruits for 2-3 mins followed by coconut slices.Keep it aside.
  4. Now add chopped chillies,curry leaves to it along with spices.
  5. Add the corn flakes,rice flakes, dry fruits, coconut slices,sugar and salt.
  6. Mix well with a spatula.
  7. Store in an airtight container.

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