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Sunday, March 4, 2012

Spicy Puffed rice-Kara Pori-Masala Pori Recipe

Kara pori is one of my favorite snack. I always have it prepared at home, so that when ever I feel like eating something, I snack on this. This is easy to prepare, tastes delicious and is low in calories. Today we will learn how to make spiced puffed rice following this easy recipe.

Spicy puffed rice-Kara PoriSpiced Puffed rice recipe

Cook time- under 10 min

Ingredients needed

Puffed rice - 4 cups heaped
Fried gram (pottu kadalai) - 1 tbsp
Peanuts - 50 grams

Oil - 3-4 tsp
Mor Milagai - 2 (buttermilk chilli)
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves - few
Salt and chilli powder to taste


Heat oil in a pan, fry peanuts and fried gram separately. Keep it aside.

In the same pan, heat more oil, add mor milagai, hing, curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.

The add puffed rice, turmeric powder, salt needed, chilli powder and fry till pori becomes crisp.

Mix in peanuts, fried gram and store it in an air tight container. Enjoy this guilt free snack whenever you want. It tastes great with the mor milagai flavor.

Variations - Instead of mor milagai , you can add 2 crushed garlic for garlic flavored puffed rice.

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  1. It is a favourite of mine too :-)

  2. Its my favorite snack.. reminds me of childhood days..:)

  3. Superb, looks very inviting, nice idea with the moru milagai..

  4. U can also add smashed Garlic (as u add it in Rasam), which adds more taste. Tempting me, my fav snack

  5. It's my favourite tea-time Snack! Looks so Yum!

  6. yummy n tasty recipe dear..vl try this......

  7. my fav snack too, its always yum to munch into :)

  8. i love this lite and healthy snack

  9. want to try this for a very long time.... now got it.... bookmarked....

  10. I just loveee porii n these pori looks very yummy n perfect healthy snack

  11. Look yummy!! Feel like digging into it right now!

  12. dear aunty,
    thank u soo much for ur dishes.
    this is d first time for me to know about this karapori.it looks yummy.i wanna try this sooon.

  13. Hi Padhu,

    I wanted to eat karapori for a very long time, n finally tried it today after seeing your recipe . it came out so well that we completed almost half of what i made..

  14. where does one find mor milagai/buttermilk chilli ?

  15. How to make mor milagai/buttermilk chilli in home ?


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