Puffed rice can be used innovatively even for breakfast.If you are looking for something quick and light on the stomach then do try this out. Sometimes puffed rice may become slightly soft and cannot be used for bhelpuri then this recipe of using puffed rice will be a delightful evening snack too.
- 3 cups puffed rice ( Maramaralu / Pori )
- 1.5 cup chopped veggies (cauliflower, carrot, potato)
- 1/4 tsp jeera / cummin seeds
- 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
- 1/2 cup tomatoes
- 3 slit green chilies
- 1 tbsp chopped cilantro/coriander
- 2 tbsp oil
- salt to taste
Heat oil in the same pan, add cumin seeds, chilies then add the chopped veggies and fry till they become tender.
Then add tomatoes and cilantro/coriander and cook until it becomes soft. Add salt and tomato ketchup and mix nicely,
Put the puffed rice in water for a seconds then immediately drain the water then add the puffed rice and give a quick stir so that everything can blend ricely. Serve immediately. It tastes great when served hot.
Note: Dont soak it too much in water and neither stir too much after adding to the veggies.