Corn Chips Mixture

Dear Friends and all my lovely readers,I've been to India for 2 months so couldn't post any new recipes.After a long hibernation I'm back.My trip to Hyderabad(AP) was amazing , had fun with family & friends.Got a chance to eat lot of street food and lots of shopping,I love India.Missing everybody at home , but glad I'm back at the right time to Boston.Summers in Boston are beautiful.
Back to recipe.
Corn chips mixture is my family's all time favorite.Easy to prepare ,lite snack to munch on.
Nutritional values of Corn
Preparation Time : 20-25 min
Ingredients:
Raw Corn Chips/Flakes - 4 cups
Peanuts - 1 cup
Curry leaves - 7-8
Oil - To fry
Garlic - 2 pods(crushed)
Green/Red Chillies - 2(add according to taste & quantity)
Salt - to taste
Red Chili powder - 1/4 tsp(add according to taste & quantity)
Method:
1.In a wide skillet heat oil , once the oil is hot, add few corn chips at a time and fry them for a min until they fluff.Keep them aside in a tissue .
2.In the same oil fry peanuts until the raw smell is gone.
3.Crush the garlic mean while.Take 2-3 teaspoons of oil depending on the corn quantity for tempering .Once the oil is hot add crushed garlic,curry leaves,green chillies.After a min add salt,red chili powder,raisins(optional).Add corn flakes and mix together.Switch off the heat.
Corn flakes can be stored in an air tight container for 10-15 days(allow the corn to come to room temperature before storing in air tight container).

Note:Mix the tempering make sure it doesn't burn,you don't want the bitter taste of the burnt garlic.
Serving Tip: You can add lime,tomato,onion,finely chopped cilantro while serving this dish with a drink.

7 comments:

Crunchy munchy snacks,love it..

June 2, 2011 at 9:43 PM  

Yum, crispy, crunchy, love it :)

June 3, 2011 at 11:50 AM  

Seems u had a wonderful trip..glad to see u back after a long,mixture looks super crispy and addictive..

June 3, 2011 at 12:14 PM  

Love this snack..looks really yumm

June 3, 2011 at 12:54 PM  

This is a super yummy snack.. lite and easy to make..

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June 3, 2011 at 3:22 PM  

Yum, love this version, looks superb !!!
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June 10, 2011 at 2:16 PM  

Love this crispy and crunchy mixture..I used to make this a lot when I was living in Nigeria, as we had to make everything at home there....no Indian stuff was available in the market.

June 30, 2011 at 5:23 PM  

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