murmura chaat recipe
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puffed rice recipe

this puffed rice recipe is a light snack made with puffed rice & a few spices. this spiced puffed rice snack is healthy and easy to make.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 3
Author: Dassana Amit


for roasting puffed rice

  • 2 cups puffed rice - murmura, pori, mandakki, muri
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves 10 to 12 leaves (kadi patta)
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • black salt or white salt or himalayan salt- add as per taste

for serving puffed rice:

  • 1 or 2 tablespoon fine sev - optional
  • 1 medium size potato - boiled, peeled and chopped - optional


  • in a heavy pan or wok, heat oil. keep the flame to a low and add the curry leaves.
  • fry for some seconds till the curry leaves become crisp. add the turmeric and asafoetida.
  • quickly stir and immediately add the puffed rice.
  • roast the puffed rice for a couple of minutes till they become crisp. do not brown them.
  • add salt and mix again.
  • let the puffed rice snack cool at room temperature.
  • when serving murmura chaat, add some boiled potatoes and top up with sev. you can drizzle some lemon juice if you want.


  • the puffed rice recipe can be doubled or tripled.
  • make a large batch and store in an air-tight container. 
  • you can add your favorite spices or herbs while tempering. 
  • to make a spicy puffed rice add red chilli powder.