How to make Kurmura Tadka -

A tasty snack made from puffed rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Puffed rice, Roasted chole

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kurmura Tadka

Kurmura Tadka Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kurmura Tadka Recipe

  • Puffed rice 4 cups

  • Roasted chole

  • Almonds 10-12

  • Green chillies 2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 20-25

  • Chole roasted 1/2 cup bl

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat a large kadai. Halve the almonds and the green chillies. Pour oil into the kadai and when it is heated add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add asafoetida, turmeric powder and sauté for ½ minute. Add curry leaves and almonds and sauté till the leaves are crisp. Add the roasted chana, salt and sugar and mix well. Add kurmura and mix well.

Step 3

When it is completely cooled store in airtight container.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.