Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Murmure Ka Upma (Seasoned Puffed Rice)

It is a great evening snack item. Soaked Puffed rice or Murmure are seasoned with mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chilies, roasted peanuts and lime juice.


  • 2 cups Puffed Rice (Murmure)
  • 1 medium onion chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp peanuts
  • 2-3 green chilies chopped
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 medium tomato chopped fine
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil


  • Wash the puffed rice in water and soak it for about 2-3 minutes. Squeeze out all the water from the Murmure after that.
  • In the mean time heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan, add mustard. After they splutter add peanuts, curry leaves, green chilies and chopped onion. Sauté a little; and then add chopped tomatoes, red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Cook till tomato is soft and mushy.
  • Now add moist Murmure (puffed rice) and chopped coriander leaves; mix well. Add lemon juice if required.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve as snack.

Do You Know?

Puffed rice is made from white rice, meaning that it is not a whole grain and contains very little fiber. One cup of puffed rice cereal provides 56 calories and just .1 g of fat. The calories mostly come from the 13 g of carbohydrates. The cereal has only .9 g of protein, making it an insignificant source.

1 comment:

Priya said...

Puffed rice upma looks wonderful and filling..