Indian Snack Mix (Chewda)
Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave Indian food. Try making Indian Snack Mix (Chewda) at home. This dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and vegan recipe serves 4. One serving contains 251 calories, 6g of protein, and 14g of fat. This recipe from Foodnetwork requires serrano chile, puffed rice cereal, turmeric, and plantain chips. It works well as a very affordable hor d'oeuvre. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 13 minutes. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Indian Snack Mix, Spicy Indian Snack Mix, and Corn Flakes Chivda (Spicy Indian Snack Mix).
Watch how to make this recipe.
In a large wok over medium heat, toast the corn cereal, puffed rice cereal, peanuts, and pepitas until the cereals have crisped up, about 2 minutes.
Warm the oil in the same wok over medium heat.
Add the mustard seeds (stand back, they'll pop!), curry leaves, green chile, and turmeric. Cook about 30 seconds. Turn the heat off.
Add the cereal mixture, plantain chips, if using, and raisins. Season with salt. Toss until well combined, and pour into a big bowl. Crack a beer and enjoy!
Recommended wine: Sparkling Wine, Sparkling Rose
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Le Grand Courtage Rose Brut Bedazzled BottleBright aromas and flavors of fresh strawberry and raspberry combine with notes of lilac and violets. On the palate, a delicate balance of dryness and acidity lingers with flavors of wild berries and pomegranate alongside soft floral notes. This Brut Rosé complements a wide range of foods, from savory to sweet. Try it with spicy Asian dishes, risotto, BBQ, beef, lamb, duck, chicken, prosciutto, seafood, pizza, soft cheese (like brie or goat), cheesecake, crème brulée, strawberry shortcake and berry pie. Mix with fresh grapefruit juice for a refreshing brunch beverage, or add a float to a gin-based cocktail.The Blend: The Chardonnay provides depth and structure, while the Ugni Blanc offers a natural acidity and freshness. The light-bodied Gamay lends vibrant fruit expression and a smooth texture. Grapes are sourced from quality terroirs in France, such as Burgundy and Beaujolais.