Thick Aval/Poha/Beaten Rice - 8 cups
Raw peanuts - 1/2 cup
Roasted gram dal/Putnala pappu - 1/2 cup
Broken cashew nut - 25
Small pieces of dry coconut /kopra - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - a handful
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp heaped
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Oil to deep fry
Heat oil in a pan fry cashew nut,peanut,roasted gram dal,curry leaves and dry coconut separately till they are light brown.Remove it on a kitchen tissue.
In the same oil deep fry the aval till they puff up,make sure the colour doesn't change,remove it on kitchen tissue.
Take a wide tray add all the ingredients together.Gently mix till everything is well combined.
Cool completely and store it in a clean dry air tight box.
a)Fried raisins,sev,fried corn flakes can be added .
b)If you like a slight sweet taste then add 1/2 tsp of sugar.
c)Oil should be hot when frying aval or they will not puff up.Make sure the colour doesn't change.
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