Spicy puffed rice (mandakki oggarane) / seasoned puffed rice recipeTweet
Spicy puffed rice/mandakki oggarane is a very healthy and delicious snack prepared with puffed rice, onions, tomatoes, green chillies, peanuts and mild spices. It can be had as a evening snack with a cup of tea. Mandakki oggarane is a tasty and quick snack from North Western Karnataka. It is very easy to make too and very low on calories. It is a famous breakfast dish in Andhra Pradesh and is called as Uggani in telugu and mandakki oggarane in Karnataka. Now for the recipe…
Prep Time : 10 mins
Cook Time : 15 mins
Servings : 3-4 persons
Total time – 25 mins
Tasty Indian snack
Puffed rice/murmura/pori – 4 cups
Onion – 1 medium sized (chopped finely)
Tomatoes -2 (chopped finely)
Green chillies – 2 large sized
Roasted gram dal/bengal gram/dalia/pottukadalai – 1/4 cup
Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons
Salt to taste
Cooking oil – 4 tablespoons
Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
Peanuts – 2 tablespoons
Urad dal – 1/2 teaspoon
Chana dal/bengal gram dal – 1/2 teaspoon
Lemon juice for garnishing
HOW TO MAKE SPICY PUFFED RICE/MANDAKKI OGGARANE RECIPE
Wash and soak the puffed rice with sufficient water for 5 minutes. Drain and squeeze out the water thoroughly and keep it aside.
Powder the roasted dal/dalia in a mixer to a fine powder and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, chana dal and peanuts and saute till the seeds splutter and dals turn light golden colour. Then add chopped onions and green chillies and stir fry on a low flame till the onions become translucent.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook till they become little soft. Then add soaked and drained puffed rice and powdered roasted gram dal and mix well.
Then add chopped coriander leaves and salt and give a good mix. Cook for another 2-3 minutes on a low flame and switch off the flame. Squeeze lemon juice and spicy puffed rice is ready to be served.
- For a healthier version, you can also add grated carrot, peas or potato to make it more filling and nutritious.
- You can finally add namkeen sev to make it more tastier.