Kolkata “Jhaal” muri….(Hot puffed rice). Staple fast food train ride snack on your way to Kolkata. So many variations but the key is good quality raw mustard oil, green chillies, lemon juice and crispy puffed rice!
To serve 1-2;
1 cup of puffed rice
2 Tbsp chopped onion
1 small tomato deseeded and chopped fine
2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
1 small blanched potatoes chopped into small pieces
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 -1 green chili chopped fine
1/2 Tbsp raw mustard oil (use less or more according to taste)
Salt, cayenne pepper to taste
(Sev, mixture, namkeen: optional)
Slow roast the puffed rice for 3-4 minutes on low heat. Let cool completely. Mix the above all together. Serve immediately!