• Cornflakes (dry) – 250 gms
  • Raw unsalted peanuts – 1/2 cup
  • Cashew nuts – 15(optional)
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1/4 tsp(optional)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 1 Tbsp


  • In a microwave proof bowl place the corn flakes and microwave at high for 3-4 minutes till they pop up and become crisp. Or shallow fry with little oil in a wok for a few minutes until you get a nice aroma.
  • Mix once after every minute to avoid burning and to get a crisply done flakes. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Now add a little oil and add in the peanuts and cashews.Allow them to pop and then remove and keep aside.
  • Now,Heat a big pan / kadai with oil. Let it become hot, almost to a smoking level. Turn off flame and take off the stove. Immediately add red chilli powder, salt, sugar and curry leaves and mix briskly.
  • Add all the roasted ingredients to the pan and mix gently till all the ingredients get well coated.
  • Store in an air tight container and enjoy with a hot cup of Coffee/ Tea!!