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Jhaal Muri  Recipe

Just like bhel is to mumbai, so is jhaal muri to Kolkata.This simple yet delicious snack can be put together in minutes and features typical Bengali ingredients like mustard oil.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 0-5 minutes

Servings : 4

Jhaal Muri

Main Ingredients

Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura), Onion





Level Of Cooking



  • Puffed rice (kurmura/murmura)
    2 cups
  • Onion chopped
    1 medium
  • Sprouted black Bengal gram (kala chana) boiled
    1/4 cup
  • Cucumber 1/2 inch pieces
    1 small
  • Tomato 1/2 inch pieces
    1 small
  • Green chillies chopped
  • Roasted peanuts skinned
    2 tablespoons
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Mustard oil taken from a pickle
    2 tablespoons
  • Fresh coconut sliced thinly
    for garnish
  • For masala
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Black salt (kala namak)
    1 teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Chaat masala
    1 teaspoon


Step 1

In large bowl combine puffed rice, onion, sprouted chana, cucumber, tomato, green chillies, peanuts, coriander leaves and toss to mix well.

Step 2

Add mustard oil and jhaal muri masala and toss again to mix well. Serve immediately garnished with sliced coconut.

Chef Tip

For jhaal muri masala mix together one teaspoon rock salt, one tablespoon roasted cumin power, half tablespoon red chilli powder, one teaspoon chaat masala and half teaspoon of white pepper powder. - See more at:

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