Murmura chivda | Kara pori is a healthy tea time snack, with less oil. I have tasted this for the first time when we had my first tea time party with my friends here, when we moved to the new apartment here. After that though i have tasted it many times,only now it came to my mind to post this recipe. Many readers asked me post video recipes, though i have made few videos but never made full video recipe so far. I have difficulty in taking videos in my kitchen stove and so i bought a separate single portable one. I was introduced to this Iwatani gas stove during one of my cookery show which i did in Singapore for Mother's day. It was quite comfortable and quite easy to handle. Also i have started teaching traditional brahmin recipes, through skype . This i am not doing as a business, but just to share my knowledge for a set of people who are learning vedic traditions. For that also, i needed this single stove and so finally i bought that last weekend. First time used it for the skype class yesterday. Finally tried my hands on video and for that i chose and easy recipe. I will try to post videos for my recipes whenever possible. I am still in the learning process, but will surely improve and post more quality videos in the future. Check out my beach style karapori recipe and pori upma
Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 Mins |Makes: 2 cups
Murmura | Pori | Puffed rice 2 cups
Peanuts 3 tblsp
Gram dal | Pottukadalai 2 tblsp
Red chili powder 1-2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Garlic 5 pods (crushed)
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Red chili 2
Curry leaves few
Oil 2 tsp
- In a pan add oil and add the mustard seeds.
- When it splutters add the crushed garlic, curry leaves and broken red chili. Instead of red chili you can add slit 2 green chili. Cook in a medium flame.
- When it turns brown add the peanuts and pottu kadalai. Cook till it gets brown. Be careful not to get it burnt.
- Add the red chili powder to this.
- Add turmeric powder and salt to this.
- Keep the flame low. Add the murmura to this.
- Mix well and keep it in a medium flame for 2 minutes. Stir continuously.
- Switch off the flame.
- Store this in a clean air tight box. Enjoy this as a tea time snack.
- Thinly sliced dry coconut can be added along with the peanuts.
- Always use this with dry hands so that it can be stored for a long time.
- Raisins | dry grapes can be added along with peanuts.
- Add 2 tsp more oil if you are adding dry coconut or dry grapes.
- You can add 1 tsp powdered sugar to balance the spiciness.