Murmura Namkeen Recipe (Savory Puffed Rice Snack)

Updated on April 25, 2020
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Murmura namkeen is a savory puffed rice snack
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What Is Murmura Namkeen?

Murmura namkeen is a healthy Indian snack of savory puffed rice. It is light on the stomach, and it's a great accompaniment to a cup of tea or coffee. It's also a good choice as an anytime snack for children.

Stored in an airtight container, it will remain crisp and good for up to a month.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 25 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 150 grams murmura (puffed rice)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion, sliced thin
  • 3 tablespoons raw peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon amchur (mango powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 25-30 curry patta (leaves)
  • 1 green chilli, chopped small

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan on low heat. Add in the sliced onions, curry leaves, and chopped green chilli. Saute until they turn brown and crisp, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the peanuts and continue sauteeing.
  3. Add the murmura and mix well until everything is nicely combined.
  4. Add the red chilli powder, amchur powder, salt, and turmeric powder. Mix well and roast on low heat until the murmura turn crisp, about 8-10 minutes.
  5. Transfer the contents of the pan to a bowl. Allow it to cool completely; then transfer it to an airtight jar. This snack will keep well for up to a month.

Murmura Namkeen Recipe (Savory Puffed Rice Snack)

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    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      2 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      You will surely like it. Happy weekend, Bill. Thank you.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      2 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      Thanks for giving this a shot, Mitara.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      2 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      All is well by His grace. Hope you and the family stay safe.Thank you.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      2 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      Thank you, Pamela.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      2 months ago from Sunny Florida

      This looks like a tasty recipe and being light on the stomach is a plus, Rajan.

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      Genna East 

      2 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

      With the lock-down and working from home, it's nice to have interesting and creative recipes to try it the evenings. Thank you. How are things going in Jalandhar? Hope you and yours are safe and well.

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      Mitara N 

      2 months ago from South Africa

      A wonderful and delicious savoury treat,

      Will be sure to try it out

      Thanks for sharing Rajan

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      Bill Holland 

      2 months ago from Olympia, WA

      I would be willing to try this, which is saying quite a bit for this picky eater. :)

      Happy Weekend my friend!

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