Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Mamra,chivda,bellulli mandakki (ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ ಮಂಡಕ್ಕಿ,ಚುರಮುರಿ ಚಿವಡಾ)

Mamra(chiwda) (ಬೆಳ್ಳುಳ್ಳಿ ಮಂಡಕ್ಕಿ,ಚುರಮುರಿ ಚಿವಡಾ)

This is very easy and simple to make.A good tea time snack and the most commonly available in every north karnatak household .This is the main ingredient for chats like bhel and misal.I like to enjoy this hot chiwada with a cup of tea during rainy afternoons.

Here is the recipe.
  1. mamra 150 to 200 gms
  2. roasted dalia 3 tbsp
  3. peanuts 3 tbsp
  4. 3 cloves garlic
  5. curry leaves 1 string
  6. oil 2 1/2 tbsp
  7. turmeric 1/4 tsp
  8. red chili powder(paprika) 1-2 tsp
  9. salt to taste.
  10. mustard seeds 1 tsp
  11. cumin 1 tsp.
In a dutch over or kadhai heat the oil,add mustard seeds,cumin and add crushed garlic.
once the garlic turns brown add dalia,peanuts and fry for 15-20 secs. add turmeric,red chili powder and curry leaves.
add mamra and sat and mix well on medium heat till mamra becomes crunchy.
let cool uncovered and store in a air tight container. stores up to 2 weeks.
serve with onion and green chilies