Mumbai Style Spicy Murmura


  • 2 cups puffed rice
  • Olive oil as required
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt as required
  • 4 to 5 curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 to 2 green chillies, finely chopped (adjustable)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, finely chopped (optional)
  • Juice from 1 lemon


  1. To begin making the Mumbai Style Spicy Murmura, firstly heat olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  2. Add the cumin seeds and curry leaves and let it splutter. Once it is done, add the puffed rice, salt, turmeric powder, sugar, red chilli powder and the chaat masala.
  3. Mix everything properly and roast it for about 5 to 6 minutes, till the puffed rice gets a little crispy. Once done, let it cool down.
  4. Meanwhile, add tomato, onions, green chillies and cucumber. Add the puffed rice in a bowl and mix everything well.
  5. Add the lemon juice, mix well and it is ready to be served. Serve Mumbai Style Spicy Murmura along with Masala Chai and Hari Matar Ke Pakode as a tea time snack.

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