Nylon Poha Chevda (lower oil content) By Chef Jigss

Nylon Poha Chevda

An all time favorite & delicious Snack made healthier by reducing oil content compared to traditional recipe….So now you can enjoy it ANY-TIME without worrying about too much of oil.



  • 250 gms nylon poha (rice flakes)
  • 1 small cup Peanuts (raw)
  • ¾ cup daria dal (split gram)
  • 1 big cup dry coconut sliced medium long
  • 1 big cup derided potato chips (thin and long)
  • 7-8 green chillies – chopped
  • 15-17 curry leaves
  • ½ small cup sugar
  • 3-4 tps turmeric powder                                                                                  
  • 1 tps red chilli powder (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep-frying approx 1 ½ cup


Total Cooking Time:  20-30 mins




Sieve poha and roast them on first medium and then on low flame for 5-7 mins or till turns crisp but should not change colour, Stir occasionally to roast poha evenly….


When roasted keep poha aside


Now heat the oil for frying, in the mean while sprinkle salt, turmeric powder, sugar and red chilli powder (optional) on the roasted poha

When oil is hot enough, deep fry till crisp and sprinkle on the poha in following order

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 Green chillies + curry leaves

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Dried potato chips






Daria dal (split gram)


Dried coconut


Tip 1: One can reduce the oil content by properly draining the extra oil before adding above items on to the poha



Now mix all ingredients well while still hot and let it cool.


Poha Chevda is ready..Store in air-tight container..Serve as and when desired…


Tips 2: For special occasions or during festivals one may add lightly fried dry-fruits like cashew, raisins and almonds to make it a “ROYAL Chevda”….


You can go ahead and try in your kitchen


Do let me know how it went ………….

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