Multi Cereal Chiwda

This is an Indian styled multi cereal muesli. It has various cereals mixed with dried fruits and finished with a flavourful tempering that gives it a delicious edge over the conventional chiwda made with poha This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Multi Cereal Chiwda
Main Ingredients Corn flakes, Puffed wheat
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Multi Cereal Chiwda

  • 3/4 cup Corn flakes
  • 1 cup Puffed wheat
  • 1 cup Lotus seeds (makhana)
  • 1 cup Puffed rice (kurmura)
  • 8-10 Walnuts broken
  • 12-15 Almonds
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 7-8 Curry leaves
  • 2-3 Green chillies slit
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar


  1. Lightly toast walnuts and almonds in a deep non-stick pan and transfer into a large bowl.
  2. Lightly roast cornflakes, puffed wheat, lotus seeds and puffed rice, one at a time,in the same panfor 2-3 minutes each. Transferinto same bowl and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in the same deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, curryleaves, green chillies, coriander leavesand turmeric powder, mix and sauté on medium heatfor a minute or till the seeds splutter.
  4. Add the roasted cereal mixture, salt and sugar, mix well and cook on medium heat for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool down completely.
  5. Serve or store in an airtight container.