Saturday, August 2, 2014

UGGANI - Puffed Rice Snack



Uggani is a breakfast dish from Andhra Pradesh. It can be made in a jiffy and can be served as a snack too. This has been my favourite breakfast since childhood.

Ingredients:
Puffed Rice .. .......................100 gms
Onions thinly sliced ........... 1 medium
Roasted Gram Powder....... 2 tbsps
Salt ....................................... to taste
Turmeric Powder .............. 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder ........................1/4 tsp
Green Chillies .................... 1

For Tempering:
Mustard Seeds .................. 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds ...................... 1 tspDry
Whole Red Chillies ..... 2 (broken)
Curry Leaves...................... 1 sprig
Asafoetida (hing) ................ a pinch
Coriander ............................ for garnishing

Method:
1. Soak puffed rice in water for 5 mins and drain. Transfer in a bowl.
2. Mix it with salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder & roasted gram powder (putani).
3. Heat oil. Add hing, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, red chillies and green chillies. Add the onions and fry till pink. Add puffed rice and mix well. Check for salt.
4. Cover & simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with mirchi bajjis (pakoras).




48 comments:

  1. Ive not had this.. healthy it is...

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  2. Never seen this before. But sure it makes a perfect tea snack!

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  3. That looks yummy. Addition of roasted gram flour sounds too good.

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  4. Hi Shobha,

    This is something very new to me. Would try it soon as the ingredients are easily available. Thanks for linking to my event.

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  5. looks delicious!!
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  6. Crunchy yummy snacks.

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  7. Fantastic recipe! I'll definitely try this out!

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  8. Looks so delicious & fantastic recipe! Thanks for visiting :)

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  9. that looks superb!! another version of the famous poha, right?

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    1. Something similar but made with puffed rice

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  10. Dear friend,
    If I eat from your gentle hands....I will never be hungry again (smile). As always, I am teased with joy...

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  11. Looks inviting. Thanks for linking !

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  12. Looks really tasty.WIll try for sure.

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  13. I am going to make this now. Heard it from my friend.Such a delicious quick treat.I am inviting you to participate in the giveaway happening in my blog.Hope to see you there !! thanks .

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    1. Thanks Sathya.. will check it out

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