How to make Jhal Muri - Sk khazana -

One of the most popular Bengali street foods – spicy puffed rice bursting with myriad flavours

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Puffed rice, Mustard oil (सरसों का तेल)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jhal Muri - Sk khazana

Jhal Muri - Sk khazana Recipe Card


The Bengalis are great food lovers and take pride in their cuisine.  In fact so obsessed are they about food, that the man of the house goes to the market daily to buy a fresh supply vegetables and fish which is a must in their daily menu.  The medium of cooking is mustard oil which adds its own pungency.  Another very important item of Bengali cuisine is the variety of sweets or mishti as they call them.  Most of them are milk based and are prepared from chhena.
A meal, for the Bengali, is a ritual in itself.  Bengalis spend not only the great deal of time thinking about the food but also on its preparation and eating. 

Prep Time : 6-7 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jhal Muri - Sk khazana Recipe

  • Puffed rice 2 1/2 cups

  • Mustard oil 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Fenugreek seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Bengal gram (chana) boiled 1/2 cup

  • Peanuts roasted 2 tablespoons

  • Tomato small, chopped 1

  • Cucumber small, chopped 1/2

  • Onion small, chopped 1

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan till it begins to smoke. Add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, asafoetida and 1 tsp red chilli powder, mix well and saute till fragrant. Take the pan off the heat and strain the oil into a bowl.

Step 2

To make the jhal muri spice mixture, take roasted cumin powder in a small bowl, add black salt, remaining red chilli powder and chaat masala and mix well.

Step 3

Take puffed rice in a large bowl, add boiled brown Bengal grams, roasted peanuts, tomato, cucumber, onion, green chilli, coriander leaves, 2 tsps spiced oil and 2 tsps jhal muri spice mix and mix well. Transfer into serving bowl, serve immediately.

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