Saturday, June 21, 2014

Crispy Mandakki (Murmure) Kadle Puri

MandakkI (Puri ) or Puffed rice is used to prepare many dishes like chats, bhel puri, masala puri or masala mandakki even mandakki unde or puri unde (sweet version) also can be prepared. Puffed rice or Mandakki oggarane is very famous in North Karnataka side. I just tried this snack and we can munch them as it is or try your own version and create your chat.

Mandakki or Puffed rice is used in breakfast cereals, snack food like puffed rice cakes. Mandakki is also used in temples and gurudwaras as Prasad.Mandakki and Menasina bajji from Davanageri in Karnataka is world famous. Likewise Churumuri which is a popular chat which is prepared using  grated carrots, fried or roasted groundnuts, onions and some spices.

Puffed rice is known as Puri or Kadle puri in Kannada, Murumure - Marati, Muri in Assamese and Bengali, Murra or Murmure-Hindi, Mamra - Gujarati, Malaru - Malayalam, Bhuja - Oriya, Pori - Tamil, Fulla - Sindhi and Murmural in Telugu.
Here is a Crispy, yemmy riecipe of Mandakki which you can prepare and store for 2 to 3 days (at least) and go ahead with your creations and tongue licking recipes.


Mandakki (Puffed rice) : One big bowl. ( 1 Pack ).
Plain Corn flakes.(Any brand) : 2 to 3 cups
Ground Nuts : 1/2 cups
Oil : 3 Table spoons
Salt : as required
Green chilly : 2
Curry leaves : Handful (or more)
Red chilly Powder : 1 Tea spoon
Ingh : a pinch
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Tea spoon
Urid dal : 1/2 Tea spoon
Turmeric powder : a pinch or 1/4 Tea spoon

Method :

1. Keep a dry pan on the fire and heat. Roast Mandakki on low flame till they are crisp. Stir gently in between slowly so that it does not get burnt at the bottom.

2. Remove the mandakki once they turn crispy.
3. Keep a small pan on the fire. Put oil and heat. Put mustard seeds and urid dal. Let the mustard seeds spurt.
4. Add cut green chilly and fry till they turn crispy. Now add curry leaves and fry.
5. Add ground nuts and fry till they turn brown. Add ingh and mix it well.
6. Add corn flakes and fry them for 10 seconds.

7. Add Crispy Mandakki and mix it well. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt.
8. Mix all the ingredients well and put off the gas .

9. Shift the ready Mandakki to another bowl. Let it cool.

10. Store this Mandakki in a tight tin or in a bottle.

11. Use this Mandakki to prepare your own chat.

12. You can munch this Mandakki as it is with some coconut pieces too.

Preparation time : 20 minutes 
Servings : 5 to 6

 Note : 

1. Churumuri preparations : Cut onions, tomatoes, grate carrots and green chilly. Mix all this with little coconut and some rasam or sambar powder, lemon juice or mango powder (amechur powder). Add the required mandakki and mix it well and put a nippattu or chips on the top and serve immediately.
2. Bhel Puri : Cut tomatoes, onions, grate carrots, raw mango pieces. Add green chutney (coriander leaves, green chilly) and sweet chutney (dates and jaggery ). Mix it well and add Mandakki and put fried Semiya (Sev) on the top and serve.
 You can add some Chenna ( Huri Kadale) and more ground nuts and have them with some fried mixture. They taste fantastic.

1 comment:

  1. i love puffed rice....we used buy during temple festivals...


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