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Friday, April 1, 2011

Spicy Puffed Rice Snack

I have been munching on this since I was a child. Its absolutely a guilt free tea-time snack for our family. For those who don't know about puffed rice, read here. It is made by heating rice with sand. It is easily available in Indian stores or can be bought from here
 
puffed rice
Ingredients

Puffed rice (murmura/laiya/ lai/) - 3-4 cups
Peanuts - 1 cup
Red Chillie - 1-2 whole pieces
Mustard seeds (rai) - 1.5 tbsp
Curry leaves - 10-15
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Sugar - just enough to give sweetness
Vegetable oil - 1.5 tbsp

Method:
  1. Dry roast peanuts on stove or microwave. Let it cool to room temperature
  2. Heat oil in heavy bottomed pan. Add rai seeds and let it crackle.
  3. Add whole red chillies followed by curry leaves and spices minus sugar.
  4. Immediately add puffed rice & peanuts.  Mix everything thoroughly on low heat.
  5. Add sugar and adjust for taste
  6. Cool and store in an air tight container



5 comments:

Jaisy James said...

delicious

veena krishnakumar said...

Perfect snack!!!!!!!!11

veena krishnakumar said...

Perfect snack!!!!!!!!11

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Sobha Shyam said...

Yummy snack...first time here..
Nice blog.. :)

Sobha
http://sobha-goodfood.blogspot.com/

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