Raw corn flakes - 4 cups
( to save time you can use fried unsweetened corn flakes)
Almonds - 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts - 1/2 cup
Roasted gram/Pottukadalai - 1/4 cup
Raisins - a hand ful
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
Roasted jeera powder - 1/4 tsp
Chaat masala - 1/4 tsp
Sugar - 3/4 tsp
Hing - a generous pinch
Oil - as needed for deep frying
Heat oil in a pan deep fry corn flakes in batches till they puff remove it on a kitchen paper.
Deep fry almonds,cashew nuts,gram dal till light brown,remove it on a plate lined with a kitchen tissue.
Deep fry curry leaves till crisp ( be away from the oil they will splutter a lot) remove it.
Deep fry raisins till they swell,remove.
Take a wide bowl add the fried cornflakes,nuts,raisins,curry leaves,while still hot sprinkle the dry masala powders and sugar.
Gently mix well or toss till everything is well combined.
Take a clean box line it with a tissue paper and put the chivda/mixture on it,this helps to remove excess oil from the mixture.
Cool completely and then close it with a air tight lid and enjoy!
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