Recipe: Chura Bhuja

The Chivra/ poha that we sometimes eat as a breakfast item is actually put to myriad use in Bihar. A favourite preparation is Chura Bhuja. Try out this easy to make recipe.


250 grams Chivra
½ cup oil
1 whole red chilli
Rock Salt to taste
Chat masala to taste
½ cup groundnuts
1 tsp sugar


Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan. When sufficiently hot, add red chilli. Now add groundnuts, sauté for a couple of minutes and remove. Reduce the flame and add chivra. Sauté for a couple of minutes. Remove from fire, add the salt, sugar, chat masala and groundnuts. It makes a great breakfast item with matar ghughuni.

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