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Spicy Rice Puffs

Mar 30, 2013         no comment.

Spicy Rice Puffs (Indian Snacks)

Spicy Rice Puffs are your answer to a boring afternoon! They are the perfect snacks – spicy, crunchy, healthy & delicious!

(this is a post from way back!! So excuse the dull pictures! :))

Spicy Rice Puffs (Indian Snacks)

THE RECIPE

Add the Puffed Rice to a microwave safe bowl & MW it on high for around 45 seconds-1minutes. It becomes nice & crisp. (Alternatively, dry roast in a Kadai/wok for 2 minutes)

Heat the oil in a wok. Add mustard seeds and crushed garlic & sauté for a minute

Add turmeric powder & red chilli powder & asafoetida. Mix well

Add peanuts, salt & mix

Finally, add foxnut (optional) and Puffed Rice

Mix well & roast for about 2 minutes till everything is crisp

Spicy Rice Puffs (Indian Snacks)

(You can eat the puffed rice as it is. It tastes marvelous. The addition of garlic lights up the whole dish!)

OR

To serve

take required amount in a bowl and  mix onions, tomato & few drops of lemon juice

garnish with chopped coriander leaves and sev/boondi if you want

Print

Spicy Puffed Rice


  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6

Ingredients

  • Puffed Rice/ Murmure – 3 cups
  • Peanuts – handful (2-3 tablespoons)
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder / Haldi – 1.4 teaspoon
  • Salt- as per taste (1-2 teaspoons)
  • Red Chilli Powder / Paprika – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 3 cloves (CRUSHED slightly)
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Makhana / Foxnut – a handful (optional)

To serve –

  • Onions – 1/4 cup, finely chopped
  • Tomato – 1 medium, chopped finely
  • Lemon Juice – 1-2 teaspoons
  • Coriander leaves – for garnish
  • Sev / Boondi – as required (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add the Puffed Rice to a microwave safe bowl & MW it on high for around 45 seconds-1minutes. It becomes nice & crisp. (Alternatively, dry roast in a Kadai/wok for 2 minutes)
  2. Heat the oil in a wok. Add mustard seeds and crushed garlic & sauté for a minute
  3. Add turmeric powder & red chilli powder & asafoetida. Mix well
  4. Add peanuts, salt & mix
  5. Finally, add foxnut (optional) and Puffed Rice
  6. Mix well & roast for about 2 minutes till everything is crisp

(You can eat the puffed rice as it is. It tastes marvelous. The addition of garlic lights up the whole dish!)

OR

To serve –

  1. take required amount in a bowl and mix onions, tomato & few drops of lemon juice
  2. garnish with chopped coriander leaves and sev/boondi if you want

 





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