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Saturday, May 21, 2011

Mudhi Bhaja ( Fried puffed rice )

Cooking Time Required: 10-15 mins
Cost of preparation: 20-25 Rupees

Ingredients: Mudhi ( puffed rice, 1 large bowl ), onion ( 1 small), potato ( 1 small ), peanuts ( 1/2 cup ), green chilli ( 1-2 nos ), curry leaves ( 1-2 sprigs ), salt, oil ( 2-3 tsp).

Preparation: Cut the onion, potato & green chillis into small pieces.

Cooking: Heat the oil in a wok. Add the green chilli and curry leaves. Fry for 30 secs.

Follow with the peanuts. When the peanuts start crackling, add the onion And stir fry for 1 min.

Add the potato and stir fry till cooked. Add the puffed rice at this stage and fry for 3-4 mins.

Serve hot .

Note: Garnish with mixture( Haldiram's will do)/farsan to make it spicier.


  1. Dear AOF
    Very nice post I like it and it reminds me of Athgarh days..why Haldiram , I have Cuttaki " Bara-maja" in my stock...I am going to make it as soon as rain starts
    Bhala thiba

  2. I wont stop having this yummy fried puffed rice,fabulous dish..

  3. too good with tea! yumm recipe :P

  4. delicious snack lovely way to have puffed rice for tea time

  5. This would be a tasty and filling tea time snack.

  6. Nothing like if you can get your hands on one of Orissa's mixtures ( JB/Mukhruchi/bara-maja/madrasi ).....

    Even i feel that Haldiram is nothing as compared to the above ones....there is this lesser known brand called 'Leher' which is easily available in Pune/Hyderabad, and it tastes much better!!

  7. It's a nice recipe! Perfect for snack time!

  8. nice recipe...my all time fav snack..:)

  9. Hai..Your almost all recipes are new to me..Thanks for sharing..I can learn some new recipes from your blog..

    Now i m following you

  10. Enjoyed browsing thro' ur space and loved ur authentic recipes. Glad to follow u :):)



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