Recipe – Murmura Chivda or Mamra Chidva or Puffed Rice Chidva

img_20170605_190639.jpgPrep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 12-15 minutes

Serves: 4


  • Murmura (Mamra or Puffed Rice): 2 Cup
  • Peanuts: 18-20 pieces
  • Roasted Chana Dal (Dalia): 1/3 Cup
  • Oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Curry Leaves: 7-8
  • Dried red chili: 2
  • Green chili: 2, each cut into 2 pieces lengthwise
  • Turmeric Powder: 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Cumin Powder or chat masala Powder: 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Black Pepper powder or red chili powder: 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 Teaspoon
  • Sugar: 1 Teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds: 1/4 Teaspoon


  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add curry leaves, dried chili, green chili, dalia, peanuts and roast for 1 minute. add salt, sugar, turmeric powder, black pepper powder and chat masala and fry for another 2-3 minutes or till peanuts are fried well.
  • Lower the heat to slow and add the Murmura. Roast the Murmura gently for 5-6 minutes in low flame. Stir softly. Fry till Murmura is crispy and all masalas are well coated on the Murmuras.

Cook’s Note

  • You may dry roast or deep fry the Murmura beforehand and mix the roasted masala with it.

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