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Sweet Poha Chivda Recipe

Unique and delicious sweet snack made with poha or flattened rice, sugar, cardamom and nuts.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian sweet snacks, Indian Sweets, janmashtami recipes
Servings: 2


  • 1 cup Thick Poha / Flattened Rice
  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 10 Almonds
  • 10 Cashews
  • 10 Raisins
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
  • Chop almonds into pieces and deep fry them until golden brown.
  • Fry cashews and raisins until golden color. Keep them aside.
  • When the oil is very hot, deep fry the poha in small batches till they expand and crisp.
  • Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • When the fried poha is warm, transfer it to a mixing bowl.
  • Add the cardamom powder, fried nuts and sugar powder to the poha and mix until well combined.
  • Let it cool down completely and store in an airtight container.



Combine the poha and sugar powder when the poha is still warm.
The oil should be very hot to deep fry the poha.