Corn Flakes Chivda Recipe, how to make makai chevda at home

Corn flakes chivda
Easy cornflakes/makai chivda recipe with step by step pictures

Corn flakes chivda one of my most handy and favorite savory snack recipe.This is deep fried snack recipe.This recipe is made from yellow variety Plain Cornflakes which will be deep fried later. This is very simple recipe i have learnt from my mom.This cornflakes or Makai chivda is sweet and savory in taste which complements best in masala chai.This recipe is actually Diwali snack recipe but I just love it with chai in Rainy days.

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This plain cornflakes are known as  Corn poha OR Makai poha. You can easily get this in grocery stores.

Remember, These poha are not Ready to eat cereal flakes.If you want to make cornflakes chivda from ready to eat flakes, Then just roast it with little bit oil and roast rest of the ingredients as well.
I don’t like roasted /fried Dry-fruits in this cornflakes chivda recipe so i am making it plain.You are allowed to add it .
Corn flakes chivda
The cooking process is very easy but you need to be quick. Keep all your ingredients ready in plate then start frying it. 

Recipe Details for making Corn flakes Chivda below:

  Recipe Corn flakes chevda-how to make Makai poha chivda

Prep Time :5 min

Cook Time :10 min
Total Time :15 min
Main Ingredient :Plain Corn flakes
Serves :1 bowl
Cuisine : Maharashtrian ,Gujrati


  • dried corn flakes/ Makai Poha-1 cup (not ready to eat cereal variety)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 2 green chilies,chopped OR sliced
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • Sugar to taste,powdered
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Turmeric powder- a pinch


  1. Keep all ingredients ready in plate expect oil.

  2. Take a frying pan and heat oil.
  3. When oil is hot enough, Fry peanuts until golden brown. Be sure, It sometimes get crackle in oil so Maintain some distance .
  4. place the fried peanuts in plate.
  5. Fry corn flakes and place on the same plate .
  6. Frim chilies and curry leaves.transfer it to the same plate.
  7.  Sprinkle some turmeric powder and sprinkle salt and sugar.
  8. Mix all well.
  9. Store in air tight container.

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    1. Simple yet yummy chivda…very handy one..lovely share 🙂

    2. great idea to use the corn flakes.. great snack to have in hand.

    3. I can finish off this one in no time. YUMMY!

    4. So crunchy and delicious they look…perfect snack for the rainy season

    5. I usually shallow fry all the ingredients for my cornflakes Chivda.. but who am I kidding? Deep fried is always tastier and your pics are making me drool! So crispy..

    6. Making corn flakes chivda is a genius idea, Priya. Deliciousness overloaded! 🙂

    7. Perfect snack recipe for tea-time. Awesome sharing 🙂