Kolkata’s Jhal Muri is a simple yet delicious snack. It is served as street food in Bengal. The word ‘Jhal’ means spicy and ‘Muri’ means puffed rice/murmura. So it’s a spicy Indian street food recipe that can be put together in just 15 minutes. To make this dish, you need just a few ingredients. Starting with puffed rice/muri/murmura, it should be fresh. Otherwise, microwave it for a minute to make it a little crisp. You can also dry roast it in a pan if you want. The other key ingredients are mustard oil. cumin powder, chaat masala, chilly powder and black salt. The raw mustard oil gives a nice pungent taste to the dish. Along with this, lemon juice, freshly chopped coriander leaves, tomatoes, onions, green chillies, boiled green peas, boiled potatoes etc are also added. Just mix all the ingredients in a bowl and serve immediately. It’s the perfect tea time snack for you and your family.
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