firstly, in a large kadai heat 3 tsp olive oil / any cooking oil.
saute in ¼ cup peanuts on low flame, till it turns crisp.
also add 2 tbsp roasted gram dal and saute for 30 seconds.
further saute ¼ cup cashews to golden brown
now add 2 tbsp raisins and few curry leaves. saute till raisins puff up and curry leaves turn crisp.
additionally add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp chaat masala and salt to taste.
saute on low flame and turn off the flame.
now add 2 cups ready to eat corn flakes. if using makai poha / corn poha, then deep fry in oil.
mix gently without breaking corn flakes.
finally, enjoy corn flakes chivda with hot masala tea or store in airtight container.