Jhal muri Recipe

Jhal Muri is found in every street corner of Kolkata and you’ll find people flocking to the nearest cart to get their hands on a cone full of this delicious snack. 

Jhal means spices and Muri means puffed rice, this recipe is really simple to make. As the name suggests it’s a simple mix of puffed rice or bhel with spices that once mixed, turns into something magical.

Jhal muri have many flavors, textures, and taste. the spiciness and heat come from the green chilies.

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#Serving Suggestion:  Serve this jhal muri as alone or with a cup of tea /coffee in the evening. It’s also really light on the stomach and hence perfect as a tea time snack or accompaniment with your chai. You could try this at a kids party or even for a get together with friends.

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JHAL MURI RECIPE

Jhal means spices and Muri means puffed rice, this recipe is really simple to make. 
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian, Street Food
Keyword jhal muri
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Author Achala

Ingredients

  • 3 cup puffed rice/murmura/muri
  • 1/4 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cucumber finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup potatoes boiled, peeled & chopped
  • 1 tsp mustard oil
  • 2 green chilies
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black salt
  • 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp chat masala
  • 1/4 tsp dry mango powder(amchur)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup namkeen mixture
  • 3 tbsp fine sev for garnishing

Instructions

  • Collect all the required ingredients.
  • To make jhal muri, take a bowl and add onion, tomato, cucumber, and boiled potatoes.
  • Then add green chilies.
  • Now add all the spice powders such as red chili powder, chat masala, dry mango powder, roasted cumin powder, salt, and black salt.
  • Pour mustard oil. Here I used mustard oil from the pickle.
  • Give all these a good mix. Taste it and add spice powders if you prefer more.
  • Add crisp puffed rice. Make sure they are crisp otherwise muri will turn chewy. You can roast them for a few minutes to crisp them before adding here.
  • Mix gently without making puffed rice soggy.
  • Add coriander leaves and namkeen mixture. Instead of the mixture, you can also add roasted peanuts.
  • Drizzle some lemon juice.
  • Again give it a good mix gently.
  • Jhal Muri is ready. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Just before serving, garnish with sev, chopped onion, and coriander leaves.
  • Serve this spicy and tangy jhal muri instantly.

Notes

  • You can also use roasted or fried peanuts instead of a mixture or you can go ahead with whatever you have.
  • Befor making jhal muri, check a few puffed rice and they should be crunchy and not soft or chewy.
  • Do not add green chili if you are making for kids.
  • You could adjust the spice powders as per your taste.
  • Serve jhal muri immediately else murmur turns soggy and doesn’t taste good.
  • Instead of lemon juice use tamarind pulp for more tanginess.
  • Add sprouts to make it more healthy and tasty.

how to make jhal muri (step by step instructions with photos) :

1.Collect all the required ingredients.

2. To make jhal muri, take a bowl and add onion, tomato, cucumber, and boiled potatoes.

3. Then add green chilies.

4. Now add all the spice powders such as red chili powder, chat masala, dry mango powder, roasted cumin powder, salt, and black salt.

5. Pour mustard oil. Here I used mustard oil from pickle.

6. Give all these a good mix. Taste it and add spice powders if you prefer more.

7. Add crisp puffed rice. Make sure they are crisp otherwise muri will turn chewy. You can roast them for a few minutes to crisp them before adding here.

8. Mix gently without making puffed rice soggy.

9. Add coriander leaves and namkeen mixture. Instead of mixture you can also add roasted peanuts.

10. Drizzle some lemon juice.

11. Again give it a good mix gently.

12. Jhal muri is ready. Transfer to a serving bowl.

13. Just before serving, garnish with sev, chopped onion, and coriander leaves.

14. Serve this spicy and tangy jhal muri instantly.

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