Puffed rice is a type of puffed grain from the Indian subcontinent, made from rice, commonly used in breakfast cereal or snack foods, and served as a popular street food in India, Bangladesh and Nepal. It is usually made by heating rice kernels under high pressure in the presence of steam, though the method of manufacture varies widely.
A traditional puffed rice called muri is made by heating rice in a sand-filled oven. Muri is to rice as popcorn is to corn. The processing involved makes rice less perishable.
Salted Puffed Rice also known as Murmure Namkeen, is an extremely crisp and delicious, healthy and easy to make snack recipe. It's very light snack and you don't need special ingredients for this. It is a snack/namkeen that is loved by everyone, all age groups enjoy it.
It is an extremely crisp and delicious, healthy snack recipe that you can make at home in no time. Murmura Namkeen, surely requires less oil. Although it's a good tea time snack but you can have it anytime with or without tea.
When I was in Pune, my roommate used to brought salted puffed rice snacks from her home, her mother used to make at home and there I tried for the very first time. She shared her mother's recipe with me and I stared making this at home.
My whole family likes it and my sister just loved it, whenever we met I used to make this for her and we enjoyed it together.
It's an all time favourite evening snack, quite popular India.