How to make Murmura Chiwda -

Healthy and tasty puffed rice snack.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Puffed Rice, Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Murmura Chiwda

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Kurmura, murmura or puffed rice – it is the perfect ingredient to make a healthy snack. In this recipe puffed rice is tossed in a tempering made with mustard oil and spices along with peanuts and dried coconut flakes or khopra. This healthy chivda makes is quick to make and is perfect along with chai or just to munch on when you are hungry.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Murmura Chiwda Recipe

  • Puffed Rice roasted 6 cups

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 3

  • Curry leaves 10-15

  • Roasted chana dal (dalia) 1/2 cup

  • Dry coconut (khopra) thinly sliced 1/4 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Peanuts (with skin) fried 1/4 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds and turmeric powder. When the mustard seeds crackle add green chillies and curry leaves and sauté till the curry leaves become crisp.

Step 2

Add roasted chana dal and sauté for a minute. Add dry coconut slices and sauté for another minute. Add puffed rice and mix well. Add salt, fried peanuts and mix well.

Step 3

Cool completely and store in an airtight tin.

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