South Indian Mixture

South Indian Mixture Recipe is basically a crispy snack which is referred with different names like chivda, madras mixture, or even as farsan sometimes. in south india, it is typically prepared during festival like diwali or deepawali with omapodi recipe or sev critical for this mixture recipe.


for sev / omapodi:

• 1 cup besan / gram flour
• ¼ cup rice flour
• pinch of hing / asafoetida
• salt to taste
• water as required, to knead
• oil to grease mould and deep fry

for boondi:

• 1 cup besan / gram flour
• ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
• pinch of hing / asafoetida
• ¼ tsp baking soda
• salt to taste
• water as required, to batter
• oil to grease mould and deep fry

other ingredients:

• ¼ cup peanuts / groundnuts
• ¼ cup fried gram dal / putani
• few curry leaves
• ¼ cup cashews / kaju
• ½ cup thick poha / flattened rice / beaten rice
• 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
• pinch of hing / asafoetida
• 1 tsp sugar
• salt to taste

Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)

1. firstly, crush the prepared sev / omapodi slightly.
2. also add in prepared boondi.
3. in the same oil fry ¼ cup peanuts, ¼ cup fried gram dal, ¼ cup cashews and few curry leaves separately.
4. also fry ½ cup thick poha till they turn crisp. drain them onto kitchen paper.
5. add the fried nuts and poha into the mixture bowl.
6. additionally, add in 1 tsp chilli powder, pinch of hing, 1 tsp sugar and salt to taste.
7. mix all the ingredients till the spices gets combined well.
8. finally, mixture is ready. store in a airtight container once cooled completely and serve for a month or more.

Recipe Credits: Hebbar's Kitchen

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