FaraLi Chiwda is a very famous and most sort out dish,during any of the Indian fasting...I made it today for Maha Shivratri..a very easy to make dish,can be stored on self for a month in air tight jar...:)

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  • Yields: make 300 gram chivda
  • 250 gram potato (raw and grated in thick straws)
  • 50 grams cashew nuts
  • 50 gram raisins
  • 50 gram groundnuts (raw)
  • 1o gram powdered sugar
  • 5 gram black pepper (crushed)
  • 5 gram rock salt
  • 10 gram green chilli (chopped)
  • 10 curry leaves (chopped)
  • Oil for deep-frying

In a deep pan, heat oil,fry potato straws till crisp.Drain the straws on an absorbent paper.


Deep-fry cashew nuts,raisins and groundnuts till crispy.Drain and add to potato straws.


Now fry chopped chillies and curry leaves,drain and mix to other fried ingredients.


Now mix all spices,salt and sugar,till chivda is still hot.


Mix well,cool for 5 min and transfer to airtight jar.


NOTE:You can make chivda with same process out of raw banana or yam.

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By ARVIND BHAKRI on Jun 21, 2013

thanks for the simple and easy farali chivda recipe, it tasted good but i dont know how it turned out to be very oily. the grated potatoes or the straws were very thin unlike the one we oftensee