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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Cornflakes Mixture Recipe-Cornflakes Chivda

Cornflakes mixture is very easy to prepare compared to the traditional South Indian mixture and is a favorite among kids. Now it is just a few weeks for Diwali, I am sure most of you must have geared up to celebrate the festival with excitement. Keeping that in mind, I have come up with this easy and tasty Cornflakes mixture for Diwali. Today let us learn how to make Cornflakes mixture (Indian) following this easy recipe.

Cornflakes Mixture

Cornflakes Mixture/Chivda Recipe

Cornflakes Mixture/Chivda Recipe

 Prep Time : 5 mins
 Cook Time : 30 mins 
 Yields: 4- 4 1/2 cup
 Recipe CategorySnacks-Diwali Snacks
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Cornflakes - 4 cups
   Peanuts -1/4 cup
   Cashew nuts - 1/3 cup
   Raisins - 1/4 cup
   Fried gram - 2 tbsp (optional)
   Curry leaves -few
   Salt and Chilli powder to taste
   Sugar -1 tsp (optional)
   Oil for deep frying


Wash curry leaves and dry it well.

Dry roast fried gram (pottu kadalai) and keep it aside.


Heat oil in a kadai and fry cornflakes in batches. Remove from the kadai and drain excess oil on a paper towel. Alternatively you can take some cornflakes in a metal strainer and immerse it gently into the hot oil and fry it.

Fry peanuts, raisins, cashew nuts and curry leaves separately.

Now add everything including the roasted fried gram to the cornflakes. Add salt and chilli powder to taste.

If you like, you can also add a tsp of sugar to it. Mix everything well nicely. Your cornflakes mixture is ready in a few minutes time. I am sure you will love this recipe.

Do not forget to check out my long list of Easy Diwali Sweets and Snacks Recipes

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  1. Makes me hungry,highly irresistible.

  2. Never tried mixture and home. Love it Padhu !!

  3. Fantastic and super crispy mixture,love it.

  4. Hi! i tried this mixture. Amazing and time saving!

  5. I tried this at home & it is a winner!! I only added one thing extra i.e. Garam Masala.
    Thanks Padhu!

  6. When I make it mixture looks very oily...can I tried this receipe n oven..

    1. If the oil is not hot enough, it will absorb oil. Oil should be at right temperature. You can use a paper towel to drain excess oil . You can bake in oven. Raisins alone you add separately.

    2. If baked what temperature and how long do you recommend? Thanks

  7. Should the sugar be crushed before adding ?


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