Cornflakes Chivda

Recipe of crispy Cornflakes chivda for Diwali
½  kg cornflakes
6 tsp oil + for frying cornflakes
4 tsp turmeric powder
3 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp asafoetida

4 tbsp sesame seeds
5 tsp roasted chana dal (डाळ)
¼ cup peanuts
green chilies (finely chopped)
4-5 bunches curry leaves
salt for taste
sugar for taste
In a kadai add oil & deep fry all the cornflakes with the help of a sieve which is used for frying. you need to add little cornflakes in it and fry in batches. remove the fried cornflakes on a newspaper or kitchen towel.
 Cornflakes -before frying

Cornflakes -After frying
Add 6 tbsp oil in a deep pot with handles on the side (preferably), fry peanuts & chana dal until golden brown, then add the green chillies & curry leaves. Now add the tumeric powder, asafoetida, sesame seeds.
Add the fried cornflakes, salt & sugar. with the help of the the handle on the side of the pot toss all the ingredients well. Don't use the spoon otherwise the cornflakes will break.
Spread the chivda on a kitchen towel to come to room temperature. Transfer it to air tight box. This chivda will stay fresh for 15 days.

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