February 27, 2013

Sseasoned Puffed Rice - Mandakki Oggarane Recipe - Murmura Chivda - Churmuri Chivda

Murmura chivda recipe - Murmura chivda is one of my favorite snacks and I make it often.This is so simple and easy chivda which can be made quickly with few ingredients. This is also a crispy munching snack which is very useful while travelling. I like the murmura and the addition of crispy peanuts, coconut, putani, delicious tempering and these make the snack tastier.Turmeric powder gives a beautiful yellow colour to the chivda. This is also a perfect evening teatime snack to relish with a hot cup of coffee or tea. Just make a tempering with curry leaves, green chillies, turmeric powder and salt. Add the puffed rice, fried peanuts, dry coconut and stir for few minutes. Delicious crispy murmura chivda gets ready within few minutes. Friends, try out this very easy murmura chivda to treat your family.

Sseasoned Puffed Rice in a serving plate
Murmura chivda recipe

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Serves 4

4 cups puffed rice / murmura
1/4 cup peanuts / groundnuts 
3 tbsp dry coconut pieces
2 tbsp roasted bengal gram / putani
25 curry leaves 
2 large sized green chillies
1 ½ tsp turmeric powder 
3/4 tsp salt or as required
4 tbsp oil

Murmura chivda recipe.
  • Handpick and clean puffed rice. Test the crispness of the puffed rice by pressing it with finger tips.
  • If they are crisp use them as it is. If the puffed rice are soft dry roast them over a medium low flame till they become crisp. Allow them to cool.
  • Chop green chillies as shown in the picture below. Keep it aside.
  • Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a kadai, fry peanuts and coconut slices separately  till they become crisp.
  • Fry putanis till they become golden colour.Remove and keep them aside.
  • In the same kadai add curry leaves and saute for a few seconds. Add chopped green chillies and stir fry them till they become crisp.Add turmeric powder and salt. Saute for  few seconds.
  • Then add puffed rice. Stir fry till the puffed rice is evenly coated with oil. Add fried groundnuts, coconut slices and  putanis. Mix gently and serve.

Sseasoned Puffed Rice is ready to serve


  1. crunchy snacks for a perfect celebration...

  2. This looks so good Vidya . I always think of making something like this . Too lazy at times . Although I love this for snacking :)

  3. Perfect tea time snack... When u get time do drop at my place...

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  4. Oohhh so delicious n inviting

  5. Hi,You have a lovely blog with Lovely collections... thanks for visiting my space... spicy Puffed rice looks yumm...

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  6. love puffed rice.... this looks yummy

  7. guilt free snack,yumm:)

  8. wow nice... a crunchy yummy snack..

  9. My daughter's favorite snack....looks yummy...:-)

  10. My favorite evening snack. delicious and crispy, we enjoy it thoroughly. We called it 'Masala Muri'.

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  11. Easy and tasty crunchy snack...Love it anytime :)


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