Monday, October 7, 2013

Ever Healthy Spicy Mixed Cereals With Nuts

Know what you eat:

We all are aware of the nutrition facts in mixed cereals, well, its full of almost all the vitamins, minerals,protein,also it is low in saturated fat & cholesterol. Of course one should not forget the high content of vita E & antioxidants from all the nuts present in this recipe.

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Serves: 4-6
1. There are 6 different cereals in this Mixture "Chevdo" /"Chivda" Corn Flakes,Rice Crispies,Whole Wheat thins,Granola,Wheat Chex,Shredded Wheat Store Brands cereals should be fine too, make sure its not sweet/sugar coated. Any combination with corn flakes works fine. 2. Works best in breakfast / as a healthy quick crunchy-munchy snack whenever you want.


2 C Corn Flakes
1 C Rice Crispes
1 C Whole Wheat Chex
1 C Shredded Whole Wheat
1/2 C Whole Wheat thins
1/2 c Granola

Nuts & Dried Fruits/Seeds (Any Nuts/dried fruits you like)
1 C Roasted Peanuts1/4 C Roasted Chana dal (dadia dal)
1 C Mixed Nuts (Broken/Sliced Almonds,Whole Cashew/Black Raisins/Cranberries/Dried banana)


3 tsp Red Chilli Pwd
2 tsp Turmeric Pwd
3 tsp Garam Masala Pwd (any brand)
2 tsp Amchur pwd (Dried Mango Powder) OR 1 tsp Citric Acid
Brown Sugar & Salt acc. to taste ( My version is on the sweeter side)

For Tempering:
1-1/2 Tbsp Canola Oil
2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds
1 Tbsp Cumin Seeds
1 Tbsp Fennel Seeds
1 tsp Asafoetida pwd
Few Curry Leaves


1. Mix all the cereals with fingers in a disposable Aluminum tray, meanwhile heat oil in a kadhai/frying pan & add peanuts if they are not already roasted,chana dal. Let it become slight light brown, now add all the nuts, then add, cumin seeds, sesame seeds,fennel seeds,asafoetida, curry leaves, fry for a min, then add all the ingredients in "spices" EXCEPT sugar & salt, mix it well and switch off the gas. (Be carefull these spices shoundnt be over cooked)
2. Now add sugar & salt according to your taste over the mixed cereal kept in aluminum tray. Gently mix with fingers.
3. Pour the above prepared oil & spice mixture in already mixed cereal kept in the tray. Gently toss / mix with fingers.
4. The Spicy Cereal with nuts is all ready for you to digg in, You can also store it for future use in an air tight container, stays fresh for weeks.

l This is our entry for WYF Event hosted by EC.l This dish goes to 15 mins Event hosted by Mahimaa.
This dish goes to Show me your Breakfast event hosted by Divya Vikram.
This goes to EFM June Breakfast series hosted by Srish.


Renu said...

do you know if I can get cereal mix instead of buying them individually?
very nice recipe

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. really excellant dear.. good & healthy recipe//..

Parita said...

this very healthy and delicious dish..very innovative :)

EC said...

Looks to tempting and like u said healthy too..thanks for the entry

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thanks everyone for your comments..

Renu, you can surely buy mix cereals keeping in mind, they are not sweet / sugar coated/ flavoured, else the "Chevado" spicy mixed cereal.. wont taste as good with no control over the sugar content. I buy them individually.

Suparna said...


Awseome snack :) looks like a munchy festivity! looks beautiful and tempting.

mahimaa said...

perfect tea time snack!

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thanks Suparna & Mahimaa..for UR comments..Yeah anytime snack + a different & unique breakfast..for those spicy eaters..

rekhas kitchen said...

I can keep on eating this looks so yum

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