Spicy Puffed Rice / Vagrani / Susheela

"Spicy Puffed Rice / Vagrani / Susheela" is a quick breakfast /snacks dish - a Maharashtrian recipie which is quite uncommon on the internet !  It can be served as breakfast or as afternoon snacks with tea.


4 cups puffed rice / murmura
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tomato, chopped
2 tbsps oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
4-5 curry leaves
pinch of hing
2-3 green chillies, slit lenghtwise
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp sugar
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
2 tsps dalia powder
coriander leaves, for garnishing


1: Take the puffed rice in a large bowl and add water to it. Leave it for about 2-3 minutes, then squeeze the water out of it and keep aside.

2: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chillies, hing, turmeric powder, onions and saute for few minutes.

3: Now add tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.

4: Then add soaked puffed rice, salt, red chilli powder, lemon juice, dalia powder and mix thoroughly. Cook it on a medium flame for about 2 minutes.

5: Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Puffed rice....

1: You can use vegetables like green peas, grated carrot or finely chopped potato also......

2: Sprinkle aloo bhujia or any sev on it and serve, it tastes good.

Meet you all again with another interesting recipe, till then it is bye from Archana.

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