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May 20, 2017

Indian Trail Mix


HUNGRY?  NEED A YUMMY SNACK? 


Indian Trail Mix or poha mixture is just the snack for you. This snack has everything: nuts, dry fruit, spices, potato wafers, and flattened rice. And, it's easy to make. Check out the recipe below:

Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 lbs Thin Poha (Flattened Rice)
  • 1 cup Peanuts
  • 1/2 cup Roasted Chana dal
  • 1/2 cup Craisins or raisins
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp Dhan-Jeera powder (Coriander/cumin powder)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Citric Acid Powder
  • 2 Tbsp Confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 cup Potato wafers (fried or microwaved), optional
  • 2 Tbsp Salt
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil


Procedure:
Heat oil in a big wok or skillet on medium heat. Add peanuts and fry them for 5 minutes. Then add dhan-jeera powder, chili powder, turmeric, citric acid and salt. Stir for 30 seconds and then add poha or flattened rice. Mix well and continue to roast the mixture on Low/ Medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until the spices and turmeric are mixed uniformly.

Transfer the mixture into a big microwavable glass container, add Chana and microwave for 5 minutes at 70% power level (for 1100 Volts unit, adjust time based on your microwave voltage). Remove and mix well and microwave for another 3 minutes.

Remove the container and sprinkle the confectioner’s sugar using a tea strainer for uniform distribution. Mix in the sugar and finally add craisins and potato wafers. When the mixture cools down, store in an airtight container and use within 3 weeks.


LOVE SNACKS? Check out our Corn Flakes mixture as well.