Mysore Churmuri is the simplest and healthy chat without any deep frying. Churmuri is a low calorie snack. Churmuri is a street food available in Mysore made with puffed rice, onions, carrot and congres kadlekayi beeja.
Churmuri has lot of varieties Tomato Churmuri
with tomatoes, Cucumber Churmuri with cucumber, Mavenkayi churmuri with mangoes.
Chrumuri brings back the fond memories of our school days, a vendor near Ballal Circle in Mysore who made it so good and we used ask for spicy chat "Swapla Khaara haaki". I have tried my best to recollect the churmuri taste, here goes the recipe of it ...
Servings: 4 - 5 people
Puffed Rice: 5 cups
Onions: 2 finely chopped
Carrot: 2 grated
Green chutney: 2 tbsp (This is paste of coriander+green chillies+jeera+salt+pinch of sugar+lemon juice)
Spicy ground nut or Kadalekaayi Beeja: 3/4 cup (Omit this if you are on diet)
Nippatu: 2 nos (optional)
Coriander Leaves: A handful
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Oil: 2 tsp
Salt to taste
1. Take a vessel or bowl and a spoon to mix. Just add carrot, onion, green chutney, lemon juice, oil and salt. Mix well.
2. Add puffed rice, Kadalekaayi Beeja, pieces of nippatu and garnish with coriander leaves. Mix thoroughly.
Churmuri is ready and serve in paper cones.