Last updated on November 7th, 2018
Mixture recipe is a popular and quintessential Diwali special snack made in most of the Tamil homes. This south Indian style mixture recipe also known as Madras mixture is a spicy and crunchy mix of assorted snacks and a very delicious one at that. You can easily make this recipe at home for diwali and here is the mixture recipe with step by step photos.
Mixture is the south Indian counterpart of north Indian chivda. While chivda is sweet, spicy and tangy, mixture is all spicy and very crispy.
This Diwali special south Indian mixture is a must in our home during the festival. We start making this 4-5 days before diwali and distribute to all the near and dear ones. Making this snack is very easy but a bit time consuming. You can easily plan and make it fast too.
This popular and delicious south Indian snack, madras mixture is basically a mix of various fried snacks along with fried peanuts, curry leaves and seasoned with chili powder.
You can add two or more snacks in this south Indian Mixture recipe. We usually add omapodi, mullu murukku, kara sev, kara boondi at our home. Along with we also add fried poha, curry leaves, cashew nuts too.
Serve mixture as snack with coffee for one of the best experience. You can serve this as snack with variety rice like lemon rice, tomato rice, coconut rice and even curd rice.
Store in airtight containers and keeps well for around 20 days!
How To Make Madras Mixture Recipe Easily?
To make mixture recipe make omapodi, mullu murukku, kara boondi first. Let these cool thoroughly before mixing up.
Next heat 2 tablespoons oil or ghee in a pan and fry poha, peanuts and curry leaves until crispy. Take all the ingredients in a wide pan. Add salt and chili powder or pepper powder. Toss very well and check the seasoning. Store and serve as required.
Recipe Notes and Tips For Making Perfect Madras Mixture
Make sure all the snacks are fresh and crispy before mixing.
You can also add almonds along with cashews.
Toss all the ingredients very well and then check the seasoning. Add more only if needed. All the snacks already have salt in them.
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How To Make Madras Mixture Recipe Step by Step
Keep boondi, omapodi and mullu murukku ready.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a small kadai. fry peanuts, cashews, poha separately.
In the same pan add ghee and heat it. Saute curry leaves and pepper powder.
take a big plate and add the boondi, omapodi to it. Break the murukku and add as well.
Add all the other ingredients and some salt. Mix very well. Store madras mixture in airtight container.Serve as required.
South Indian Mixture Recipe
- 2 cups kara boondi
- 2 cups omapodi
- 8-10 medium sized mullu murukku
- 1/4 cup fired peanuts
- 1/4 cup broken fried cashews
- 1/4 cup fired poha
- 20-30 curry leaves
- 1 teaspoon ghee
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 teaspoon pepper powder
- Keep boondi, omapodi and mullu murukku ready.
- Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a small kadai. fry peanuts, cashews, poha separately.
- In the same pan add ghee and heat it. Saute curry leaves and pepper powder.
- take a big plate and add the boondi, omapodi to it. Break the murukku and add as well.
- Add all the other ingredients and some salt. Mix very well. Store madras mixture in airtight container.Serve as required.