Jowar Dhani No Chevdo / Jowar Dhani Ka Chivda / Sorghum Popcorn Mixture
Jowar Dhani No Chevdo / Jowar Dhani Ka Chivda / Sorghum Popcorn Mixture is a gluten free and vegan crunchy snack which is low in calorie and made by roasting sorghum popcorn (dhani) along with chana dal, peanuts, almonds , raisins. The chevdo /mixture can be enjoyed as a after noon snack with a cup of hot masala tea or coffee.
In a pan roast the jowar dhani /sorghum popcorn on medium heat for 7-8 minutes stirring till it is crunchy. Remove in a bowl and keep aside. Now in the same pan heat oil on high heat. Now break the urad dal papad into small pieces and fry them. Remove and keep them aside. (Or you can also roast the papad on open flame or in a microwave oven and use)
Add the peanuts and roasted chana dal and roast them on low heat till golden and crispy. Remove in the bowl. Add almonds and roast them till golden. Add raisins and roast them for few seconds. (I have taken the pic of the chivda which I have made earlier and at time I have not added any almonds or raisins in it).
Now when the peanuts, roasted chana dal, almonds and raisins are roasted well add curry leaves, green chili and garlic paste. Saute well.
Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt and mix well.
Add the roasted dhani and mix well and roast on medium heat for 10 minutes till the dhani is nice crispy.
Now switch off the heat and add powder sugar to the mixture. Mix well and remove in a bowl . Break the fried papad into small pieces and add to the mixture and mix everything well.
Add the sev to the mixture and mix well. The jowar dhani no chevdo /jowar dhani ka chivda/ sorghurm popcorn mixture is ready . Let it cool and remove in a bowl and serve with a cup of hot masala tea or coffee. Store the remaining mixture in an airtight container and enjoy for 20-25 days.