How to make Homemade Snack Bars - Diwali Special -

Crunchy and healthy – always carry these snack bars with you when you go out to drive away the hunger pangs at odd hours.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sunflower seeds (charoli/chironji) (चारोली/ चिरौंजी), Pumpkin seeds

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Homemade Snack Bars - Diwali Special

Homemade Snack Bars - Diwali Special Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 2-2.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Homemade Snack Bars - Diwali Special Recipe

  • Sunflower seeds (charoli/chironji) toasted 15 grams

  • Pumpkin seeds toasted 15 grams

  • White sesame seeds toasted 2 tablespoons

  • Oats rolled, roasted 30 grams

  • Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura) 20 grams

  • Almonds roasted and chopped 20 grams

  • Oil for greasing

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • brown sugar/jaggery 1/2 cup

  • Honey 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Grease a burfitray with some oil.

Step 2

Combine all the seeds, oats, puffed rice and almonds in a bowl and mix. Add cinnamon powder and mix well.

Step 3

Melt brown sugar with a few drops of water in a non-stick pan. Add honey and mix well. Add the seed mixture and mix well. Remove from heat.

Step 4

Spread the prepared mixture evenly on the greased tray. Set aside toset for one to two hours.

Step 5

Cut into bars and serve.

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