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Aval mixture recipe

Aval mixture is a quick snack that you can make anytime either for tea time or for any festival. Aval mixture recipe with step by step pictures for easy understanding and reference.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
AuthorSharmilee J


  • 1 cup thick poha
  • 1/8 cup roasted gram dal
  • 1/8 cup peanuts
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 10 nos cashews
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 15 nos curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste


  • Get ready with all your ingredients.Heat oil, once its hot add fried gram dal and fry till golden brown.Use a strainer to drain excess oil.Add it to tissue paper.Set aside.
  • Next fry curry leaves until crisp, drain and set aside.Then fry cashews till golden brown, drain and set aside.Add raisins and fry till it bubbles up, drain and set aside.
  • Take your poha, add it to oil and fry till the shh sound ceases, Drain and add it to tissue paper to remove excess oil.
  • Add sesame seeds,let it splutter then add required salt red chilli and turmeric powders.Now collect everything and drain the excess oil using a tissue paper.
  • After draining and removing excess oil, mix everything together and toss it well.Check, adjust salt and spice level.
  • Cool down and then store in an airtight container! Serve as a snack with hot coffee.


  • If you like garlic flavour just add 1 crushed garlic along with the curry leaves.
    Raisins give a nice sweet crunch while eating so dont skip it.
  • Fry each ingredient separately.
  • While frying poha make sure oil is just for the poha to immerse else poha will drink more oil.
  • You can even use a strainer to fry poha. Add poha to a strainer and dip it inside oil in that case you can add more oil so that poha immerses well in oil.
  • Adding sesame seeds is optional.
  • This keeps well even for 2 weeks when stored in airtight container.
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