Poha or rice flakes is a great evening snack.Goes well at tea time.It is an ideal snack when you are watching your weight.It is full of flavor yet it goes low on calories.Simple recipe yet has a great taste.There are two types of these flattened rice flakes.Thin and Thick.While thick ones are used for breakfast,thin ones are used for snack. Poha chivda is a very tasty and yummy snack.
Low in calories,vegan and gluten-free.
Easy to eat during travel and even for a light tea party.
You can make it before you leave for a long train journey.Nowadays,one is never to certain on how outside food is prepared.
It has a great mix of proteins (in peanuts and chana),fibre (in desiccated coconut) and carbohydrates(in rice flakes).
Who says dieters cannot have a great snack at tea, without feeling guilty!
We make this recipe during Upwas/fasting in South India.
It is also known in Tamil Nadu(Aval Upma),Andhra Pradesh (Atukulu) and Karnataka(Avalakki).
You may as well pack this mixture for kids.Especially, when they leave for their hostels.My mum made this for me every time I did.
Also, the snack my Grandpa loved.
He was a diabetic so things were restricted but he liked this snack too.
Hence,this one is real dear to me due to all those memories.
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