Quick Microwave Poha Chivda

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Quick Microwave Poha Chivda


Patal or thin Microwave poha Chivda is a best and quick snack recipe requires lesser time for preparation. It can be stored for 2-3 weeks and goes well with tea, coffee.  

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 8
  • 3 1/2 cups thin poha / patal poha

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 3 tbsp peanuts

  • 2 tbsp dalia

  • 3-4 nos green chili

  • 10-12 nos curry leaves

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric

  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida

  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tbsp cashew nuts

  • 1 tbsp raisins

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp citric acid

  • 1 tbsp oil


  • In a large microwave-safe glass bowl take thin poha. Add 3/4 teaspoon turmeric and 1 tablespoon oil. Mix it using fingertips until poha coats well with turmeric and oil. This will take 2-3 minutes. Microwave it for 2-3 minutes. Remove and stir in every after a minute. Do this until poha turns crisp. Remove and gently mix using a fork. Let it cool.
  • In another microwave-safe glass bowl take oil. Microwave it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add mustard seeds. Microwave it for 1 minute.
  • Add curry leaves, sliced green chilies. Microwave for 2-3 minutes or until chilies and curry leaves becomes slightly crisp. Keep checking in every after 1 minute. Stir it.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, Asafoetida, peanuts, Dalia, raisins and cashew nuts. Microwave it for 1 – 1 1/2 minute. keep stirring every after 1/2 minute.
  • Blend sugar salt and citric acid into powder.
  • Remove the bowl and add poha and prepared the sugar-salt-citric acid mixture.
  • Mix gently using forks. Cool and store in airtight container and serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee.