Masala Puffed Rice|Spicy Garlic Puffed Rice
Masala Puffed Rice|Spicy Garlic Puffed Rice also known as Bellulli Mandakki ( Bellulli=Garlic, Mandakki=Puffed rice) is a favorite tea time snack for North Kannadigas prepared using thin puffed rice, peanuts, roasted gram, green chili, curry leaves, garlic and few other spices.
Heat oil in a wide pan on medium flame.
Add mustard,jeera,peanuts and roast until peanuts are slightly brown and roasted.
Then add fried gram ,curry leaves, crushed garlic one by one, fry for 2 minutes.
Turn off the heat,add turmeric powder, red chilli powder,sugar and salt. Mix it well.
Mix the above masala with puffed rice until well coated .
Mouth watering masala puffed rice is ready.Serve with onion and Mirchi/bonda. Allow it to cool and store in an airtight container.
1.If you like garlic you can add some more.
2.Puffed rice/Mandakki must be fresh and crisp for this. Incase it has turned a bit soggy, keep it in microwave and heat for 1 min. It will get crisp. Alternatively you can dry roast them in a wide kadai too separately for 1-2 minutes on low flame.
Note: Nutrition values are my best estimates. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10.2g | Sodium: 243mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 0.6g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg