South-Indian Bhel Puri – In Just 10 Minutes
Dated : 13 Jan 2021 (IST)
Churu Muri is a hot favourite on the streets of Mysore and is a wholesome, easy and quick snack made in myriad ways across south India. Have you tried this yet?
- Churumuri is a street snack from Mysore
- It can be called as the south India’s answer to bhelpuri
- Here is how you can make churumuri at home within 10 minutes
If a mere mention of street food takes you back to the chatpate and crunchy aloo chaat, gol gappe or bhel puri, congratulations you’ve experienced some of the best street foods of India! Be it a plateful of chaat or crispy bhel with puffed rice, spices and tang of lime, it is just what we need to satiate our hunger pangs at times, guilt-free! Bhel puri, even though said to be a typical Bombay snack, has gained immense popularity and can be found across the country. Why, you ask? For one, it is a wholesome snack that can fill you up instantly and is unbelievably inexpensive. Secondly, it is just too delicious to resist! Imagine the tantalising flavours of chillies, chaat masala and tangy lemon tossed with puffed rice. We’ll be lying if we said we didn’t slurp while writing that.
But did you know that there’s a south Indian cousin of bhelpuri which is is an absolute crowd-pleaser too?! Churu Muri is a hot favourite on the streets of Mysore and is a wholesome, easy and quick snack made in different ways across south India. Also known as ‘Masala Mandakki’, this quick snack is often paired with a hot cuppa as an evening snack.
Bhel puri has always been a crowd-pleaser but did you know there’s a south Indian version of it too?
How To Make Churmuri | Churmuri Recipe
Made with no fancy ingredients and within ten minutes, churumuri is loved for its simplicity since it doesn’t need any chutney like in bhelpuri. While the traditional recipe involves roasted puffed rice tossed with roasted peanuts, red chilli, onion, tomatoes, coriander leaves, cumin and green chilli, one can always experiment a little and add or leave out ingredients of their own choice. Many people top it with ghee, sev, boondi and much more to further elevate the flavour.
How To Make Churmuri Recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Difficulty Level Easy
About Churumuri Recipe: A south-Indian version of bhel puri, indulge in the flavours of tantalising spices, puffed rice and crunchy peanuts with this mouth-watering snack from Mysore.
Ingredients Of Churumuri
- 2 Cups puffed rice
- 1/2 cup roasted peanuts
- 1 red chilli powder
- 1/2 salt
- 1 black salt
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1 small tomato, finely chopped
- 2 green chilli, chopped
- 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp cumin powder
- 1 tsp ghee (optional)
How to Make Churumuri
- Take puffed rice on a pan and lightly roast them until crunchy. Be careful to not brown them.
- Transfer them into a bowl and add chopped onion and tomato to it. Mix well.
- Sprinkle salt black salt, red chilli powder, green chillies, coriander leaves, cumin powder and lemon juice to this and toss well with puffed rice.
- Now add roasted peanuts to it and mix well.
- Serve churmuri immediately. Top it with ghee if you want.