Sunday, December 13, 2015

ChurMuri ( Spicy Puffed Rice , Famous Street Food of Udupi)

If you visit Udupi and Mangalore  (Coastal Karnataka, India) never miss to eat the famous street food called "Churmuri". This is an easy, no fire , yummy snack prepared using puffed rice. We can prepare this at home too.Chopped onions,chopped  tomatoes, grated carrots ,coriander leaves, roasted pea nuts will be added to puffed rice along with red chilly powder and coconut oil. Raw coconut oil really gives a special touch to this churmuri.....



Here we go with the recipe....

Ingredients:
2-3 cups Puffed Rice
1 tbsp roasted peanuts
1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium tomato, finely chopped
1/2 small carrot, peeled and grated
1 tbsp raw mango, peeled and grated (optional)
1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp red Chilly powder (Adjust according to your taste)
1/2 Green Chilly chopped (if you do not want spicy , remove seeds it and then chop)
1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed (Adjust according to your taste)
1 tbsp Coconut Oil (you can also use any other vegetable oil too)
Salt to taste

How To Prepare?
  • Dry roast the groundnuts and keep it aside.
  • Take chopped onion, tomato, green chilly, coriander leaves and grated mango ( I did not use it as it is out of season) in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Now add coconut oil, lime juice, red chilly powder and salt to it and mix really well.
  • Now add crisp puffed rice and roasted peanuts .Mix it well again so that puffed rice is coated with spice mixture. Serve it immediately and Enjoy !!
                 


Notes/Alternative:
  • Always add puffed rice at the end and serve immediately, otherwise puffed rice becomes soft.
You might also like:

Thanks for going through my recipe , your feed back is always welcome :-)
Kindly share it with your friends and family if you like the recipe ...