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Chanachur, Chivda, Namkeen Bombay Mix

Learn how to make traditional homemade Bombay Mixture. Our easy vegan Chivda Chanachur Namkeen recipe is a spicy and crunchy Indian snack mix.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bombay mix recipe, Bombay Mixture, Chanachur, Chivda, Namkeen recipe
Servings: 20
Calories: 194kcal


  • Wok
  • Metal slotted spoon
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • Large Mixing Bowl


  • 1 cup Moong Dal
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup Peanuts
  • 1 cup Cashews
  • 3/4 cup Golden Raisins
  • 5 Garlic Cloves sliced
  • 1 Serrano or Jalapeno Pepper sliced
  • 15 Curry Leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp Mustard Seed
  • 2 cups Ghatia
  • 2 cups Sev
  • 3/4 cup Fried Peas
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • Peanut Oil for frying


  • In a mixing bowl filled with dried moong dal add water until covered and let soak for 2 hours. Strain and set aside.
  • In a large wok add 2 cups of peanut oil and heat over medium-high. In batches, fry Rice Krispies, Ghatia, Sev, Peanuts, Cashews and Golden Raisins, 1-2 minutes until golden brown. Use a metal slotted spoon to remove each ingredient and store in a large mixing bowl once each ingredient is cooked.
  • Deep fry sliced garlic, pepper and mustard seed and add to mixing bowl. Remove wok from heat.
  • To the mixing bowl add Ghatia, Sev, fried peas, onion powder, ground turmeric, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  • Gently mix ingredients together until fully incorporated. Let cool then spoon into bowls for snacking.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5.9g | Fat: 12.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 4.2g | Sugar: 4.5g | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 3mg