Cook with Anjali

Jhal Muri / Mudhi

Jhal Muri / Mudhi is a delicious and very famous Snack found in almost every Street corner of West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Bihar. The Jhal Muri is literally translated as Spicy Rice Puff. This is a very popular snack for time pass when you are traveling by train in the Western part of India. It’s a quick and easy snack and has rich flavors of Mustard Oil, Potato, and tangy spices.

  • Preparation Time — 10 to 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time — 0 minutes
  • Types of Cuisine — Regnal / Snack and Appetizer
  • Level of Cooking — Easy

Ingredients –

  • Puffed Rice Mudhi  — 4 cup
  • Boiled Potatoes — 2 cups chopped
  • Onion — one medium size chopped
  • Cucumber — 1 cup chopped
  • Green Chili  — 3 to 4 fine chopped
  • Peanuts — 1 cup  Roasted
  • Lemon juice  — Half lemon of juice
  • Papadi  — 5 to 6 Crushed
  • Roasted Cumin Powder — 1 tsp
  • Chaat Masala  — 1 tsp
  • Dry mango Powder — 1/2 tsp
  • Black salt — 1/2 tsp
  • Salt — as per taste
  • Mustard Oil — 1 to 2 tbsp
  • Coriander, Mint Chutney — 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind Pulp  — 2 tsp
  • Dates and Tamarind sweet Chutney — 1 tbsp * (as per your taste)

Method of Cooking/Preparation- 

  • In a Large bowl combine all the Ingredients except Puffed Rice,  give it a good mix
  • Add puffed rice and mix well.
  • Adjust salt, spice as per your taste

  • Serve the Jhal Muri immediately as a tea time snack along with Masala chai.

(Note – Add puffed rice only before serving else it will become soggy)

Enjoy this snack and leave your feedback

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As a home that loves to eat, we hold food, and the people who prepare it, close to our hearts. I was drawn to food from the time I could reach the kitchen counter and was tutored by my mother. The love for food of my family motivated me and challenged me to become a cook. I always wanted to keep their love for food going on and hence it was a daunting task to try and create something different and unique and yet healthy food on a day to day basis. This pushed me to reinvent the wheel and try different flavors and combination just to produce a new yet unique dish every time. .

I have been trained and have had sessions with India’s leading chefs. Have participated in various food fest in India and London and have won huge appreciation from people. The journey which started from a home is now a passion and keeps growing on a day to day basis.

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