Chef’s Nectar, “ Special Masala Puffed Rice/Murmura” exotic preparation !😄


A tangy chatpata delight which you will love to have at any point of time especially during monsoon or on the coastal trip. Need to worry about the hygiene as it’s been made by you. So enjoy 😊

Masala puffed rice is a simple and easy snack prepared with puffed rice, peanuts, roasted chana dal and fine sev. these ingredients are have very less calories and healthy as compared to other street food options. the traditional bhel recipe contains deep-fried snacks and spicy chutney, whereas this dry bhel recipe is free from that unhealthy stuff making it more safe and palatable. As Behl Puri or chaat which is available on the beach side or by the street hawkers.😀are tasty but God knows how and in what conditions they are preparing it. 😃

Ingredients for making the Puffed Rice

  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • 2 tbsp roasted split gram dal
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 dried red chilli, broken
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil or coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 3 cup murmura / puffed rice /
  • 1 tsp powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup hot sev
  • 1 Chopped onion
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1 teaspoon fresh green coriander
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashews
  • 2 wedges of lemon

Method of making the Masala puffed rice😘😋

  • Let start the preparation, in a kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and add ¼ cup peanut.
  • saute on medium flame till the peanuts turn golden and crunchy. ( you can either fry the peanuts or roast the peanuts in the pan or in the oven at 150 degree Celsius)
  • Add 2 tbsp roasted split gram dal on low flame just heat it for a time being to make it more crisp and set aside.
  • Then in Kadai add 1 tsp oil, mustard, 1 dried red chilli, a pinch of hing and few curry leaves, sauté all these for a while so these are becomes fragrant and aromatic.
  • Once the ingredients are combined well then add ¼ tsp turmeric and ½ tsp chilli powder. saute on low flame.
  • Then add 3 cup murmura/puffed rice and mix gently coating with all the spices.
  • Remove the Kadai from the stove and turn off the flame and add 1 tsp powdered sugar, ¼ tsp salt and ¾ cup hot sev. Chopped onions, tomatoes, green chilli as per your spice level, chopped fresh coriander, roasted cashews, peanuts, roasted split dal and combined all the ingredients so it mixed well.
  • Served the prepared Masala puffed rice with a lemon wedge or squeeze lemon on top before serving.👌😊

Please Note

If you want to store the mixture for a month or so then please do not add the chopped onions, tomatoes, fresh green chilies and fresh green coriander along with lemon. you can store this mixture in a glass jar for more then month or so, and can use as required.😊

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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