Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

A friend gave me this recipe. A woman from India created this using ingredients found in the U.S. She said it is similar to a snack mix her aunt made in India. The servings are approximate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, mix cereals together. Do not mix in noodles.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Fry mustard seeds and cumin seeds well.
  3. Add noodles and heat for approximately 2 minutes.
  4. Add other spices and mix well. Mix in peanuts. Add two handfuls of the cereal mix and mix well. Add oil mix to remaining cereal mix in bowl and stir well.
  5. Place in baking dish and cook in 250 degree oven for 25- 30 minutes.
  6. Serve in individual bowls. For each serving, stir in 1 tablespoon chopped onions and 1 tablespoon lemon juice, more or less to taste.
  7. You can also add more red pepper if you like foods that are EXTREMELY hot. Serve with something cold to drink.
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Oh my, this was lovely! Though I omitted the red pepper powder/flakes because I can't take the heat, next time I'd double the remaining spices. The flavor was great, I'd just prefer more of it. Perhaps add 1 clove or two of minced garlic as well, sauteing it in with the seeds. The variety of textures is wonderful. All in all a really nice, crunchy snack that I'll definitely make again. Thank you!