Puffed Rice

Hindi Name: मुरमुरे
Murmura is nothing more than puffed rice made by heated rice grains which pops like corn does. It is considered one of the purest cereal products.

Murmura is widely used in breakfast cereals puffed rice cakes. It is also a popular street food in many parts of the world. Murmura is blended with jaggery and made into chikki along with the addition of nuts.

Bhelpuri, Indian chaat is prepared from puffed rice. It is also offered as an offering in temples and other religious practices.

Nutritional Value
Puffed rice has virtually no fat and fills the stomach up, good for diet programs. It should always be paired with other foods for complete nutrition. It is high in iron content and a gluten-free diet.

Did you know?
Puffed rice cereal was first produced in 1928.
Common street food using puffed rice is called bhelpuri in Mumbai, jhaal muri in Kolkatta and churmuri in Bangalore.