Roasted murmura

Roasted murmura and rice flakes are one of the dry snacks that you will find in almost all the homes of karnataka . A light snack with tea in the mornings and easy  to do. It is vegan food, to make it gluten free , avoid using asafoetida.

Make sure the murmura are crisp , cold weather makes them turn soggy quickly.

Other names of murmura : mandalu , churmura, mandakki

Advantages of having dry snacks:

  • easy to binge on
  • liked by adults and kids
  • good to have  edibles ready on the shelf
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roasted murmura

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 kg murmura
  • 1 bowl peanuts
  • 1/2 bowl split dalia
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • a few curry leaves

Method :Take a kadai, add oil and make the seasoning. Add cumin, asafoetida, turmeric powder and then put in groundnuts. Allow to cook them for two minutes, then add split dalia.  Add curry leaves and cumin powder. After a few  seconds, add chilli powder and salt, mix well and switch of the gas. Add the murmura and mix well. Heat it for sometime. This make it crisper. When cool, store in an airtight container.

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Roasted Murmura

Roasted murmura is a handy snack to store at home. When kids are hungry, a ready to eat snack.

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 people
Author jayashree


  • 1/2 kg murmura
  • 1/2 bowl dalia
  • 1 bowl groundnuts
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • a pinch asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilly powder
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • a few curry leaves


  1. Take oil in a kadai, heat it, add cumin, asafoetida and turmeric powder. As it splutters, put the groundnuts and let it cook for sometime. 

  2. Then add dalia. Put cumin powder curry leaves. Put salt, chilli powder and give a stir. Remove from heat.

  3. Mix the murmura in it. Heat it on a low flame for sometime. This gives crispiness to it. 

  4. When cool, store in an air tight container.




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  1. Shubha says:

    Perfect tea time snack!!

  2. Simple and tasty snack.. I like this savory version of murmura

  3. Gauri says:

    This is a perfect anytime snack, delicious 🙂

  4. Anu Nagaraja says:

    this is such an addictive snack. looks yum and crunchy. i make it too. but now soo tempted . need to make it again 🙂

  5. Sapana Behl says:

    Roasted murmura looks very tasty. Perfect to munch on with watching movie

  6. Jagruti says:

    Your post reminds me of my childhood, almost everyday we used to take roasted mamra to school.

  7. Mayuri Patel says:

    I love making roasted mumra to snack on. Next time will add the roasted dalia too.

  8. Loved the recipe and this is the best tea time snack ever!! Cheers

Roasted murmura