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Aval Mixture

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A simple, crunchy snack for all occasions.

Aval Mixture brings a burst of flavours and textures to your snacking repertoire. Picture this: crispy poha, savoury compote, nutty roasted gram, and crunchy peanuts, all mingling in a symphony of tastes and aromas. This recipe is a game-changer, perfect for those moments when you crave something savoury, spicy, and utterly delightful.

About the Recipe

I was intrigued by the prospect of a snack that combines crunch and spice? Look no further! Aval Mixture is your ticket to a quick, satisfying munch. The unique blend of poha, compote, roasted gram, and peanuts promises a medley of textures, making each bite a delightful experience.

Why You Will Love This Recipe

Prepare to fall in love with the addictive crunch and bold flavours of Aval Mixture. This snack is not just about satisfying hunger but transforming a mundane moment into a flavour-packed, joyful experience. Perfect for those who appreciate a snack with character!

Aval Mixture

Aval Mixture


Cooking Tips

Ensure the poha, compote, roasted gram, and peanuts are well-roasted to achieve the ultimate crunch. The key is a symphony of crispy, crunchy, and nutty textures. Please don’t rush the roasting; let each ingredient release its full flavour potential.

Cultural Context

While not tied to a specific region, this snack mirrors the spirit of Indian street food – bold, flavorful, and irresistibly crunchy. Enjoy it as a quick bite on the go, or serve it during gatherings for a crowd-pleasing treat.

Serving and Storing Suggestions

Serve Aval Mixture in vibrant bowls during your next gathering. Its crunch pairs well with chilled beverages. Store it in an airtight container for freshness, ensuring the flavours remain intact for the next snacking session.

Other Similar Recipes

Explore more snack options like Masala Poha and Chana Chaat for diverse textures and flavours.

Nutrient Benefits

Packed with the goodness of peanuts and roasted gram, Aval Mixture offers a protein boost. Peanuts provide healthy fats, while poha contributes to a light yet satisfying snack.

Aval Mixture
5 from 4 votes

Aval Mixture

A simple, crunchy snack for all occasions.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: Poha Mixture


  • 4 cup Aval (Poha)
  • 1/2 cup Ompodi (Plain Sev)
  • 1/2 cup Roasted Gram
  • 1/2 cup Peanuts
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida Powder
  • as per taste Salt
  • as required Oil


  • Heat a little oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Separately roast the poha, ompodi, roasted gram and peanuts for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer them all to a large bowl.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder and asafoetida powder.
  • Mix well.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does Aval Mixture stay fresh?

Aval Mixture stays fresh for up to two weeks when stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Ensure it’s appropriately sealed to retain its delightful crunch.

Can I customize the spice level of Aval Mixture?

Absolutely! Adjust the red chilli powder according to your spice preference. Reduce the quantity or add more for a milder version for an extra kick.

What are good pairings for Aval Mixture?

Pair Aval Mixture with a hot chai or serve it alongside snacks like Masala Poha and Chana Chaat for a diverse snacking experience.

Can I make Aval Mixture in advance for parties?

Certainly! Aval Mixture is an excellent make-ahead snack. Prepare it a day before your gathering, store it in an airtight container, and it’ll be ready to impress your guests.

Any creative serving suggestions for Aval Mixture?

Serve Aval Mixture in decorative bowls or cones for a visually appealing presentation. It adds a festive touch to any occasion!


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Dilip Deshpande November 2, 2022 - 3:37 pm

I will try it


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