Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Muntha Masala | Pidata Kinda Pappu | Puffed Rice Masala | Bhel Masala

Muntha Masala is a delicious Andhra street food and this is my much loved food from childhood.



The street person or the bandiwala place an earthen vessel on hot coal with a stack of maramaralu/puffed rice and prepare this Masala by taking the puffed rice from below the vessel so that the masala food can be prepared by the roasted puffed rice.

So this name comes for this recipe as pidata (vessel) kinda (under) pappu (masala/food).The bandiwala place all the ingredients and he mixes well in a coconut shell with a stick and serves in a newspaper/banana leaf (potlalu) with palm leaf spoon.


When I was kid and whenever we folks visited our native place Bandar/Kakinada during our school holidays this used to be ours everyday snack we used to buy them from bandiwala and loved to have this snack which was placed (potlalu). Scrummy one!!



This snack is a crispy and simple one which can be prepared in no time.

Ingredients:

Puffed Rice- 2 cups
Onion chopped - 1 no
Tomato chopped – ½ piece
Green chillies chopped (optional) -1 no
Lemon/Lime – 1 no
Roasted Peanut – 1 tsp
Roasted Putnalu/Dalia – ½ tsp


Cilantro chopped – 2-3 tsps
Red chilli powder – as Required
Sev (optional) – 2-3 tsps
Salt to taste

Preparation

  • Take puffed rice in a pan and lightly roast them and keep aside.
  • In the same vessel add peanuts and dalia and roast them.

  • In a big mixing vessel take lightly roasted puffed rice, peanuts, dalia, chopped onions, green chillies, tomatoes and mix well.
  • Now add red chilli powder, salt, chopped cilantro, lime juice and mix well thoroughly so that
  • the puffed rice absorb well all the tastes and becomes little soft.
  • Serve with sev and chopped onions on top.


Sending this to Kid's Delight - Easy to make Snacks under 30 minutes hosted by Rujuta started by Srivalli, Evening Snacks hosted by Sameena, Tea Time Snacks hosted by Charu, Only Snacks hosted by Raji started by Pari, Fast Food not Fat Food hosted by Uma started by Priya



54 comments:

  1. yum wish i could have it now :)

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  2. Masala puffed rice looks so good.... Nice evening snack...

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  3. Oh Wow.Lovely presentation

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  4. Wow! I love the way u created this entire look. Gives the real feel dear.
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  5. Love this and you have such tempting pics ...love the basket arrange just like street style :)

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  6. Quick n healthy snack! Nice presentation!

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  7. Yummy,very nice presentation, wud like to have one packet..

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  8. very tempting!........lovely presentation

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  9. ... East Andhra's special street food. Images water marked? :)

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  10. I love this... Simple and healthy snack...

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  11. sounds a lot like girmit.. i would like a packet :)

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  12. Great snack! Looks very tempting!!

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  13. nice presentation of masala puffed rice...


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  14. I always find this snack a lovely and healthy way to munch on! Love the flavours and the crunchy element of peanuts and puffed rice.

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  15. wow thats a healthy and yummy sncaks,pass them:)

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  16. This is my all time fav snack.When i go to tirupathi i never miss coz they'll be done perfectly and yummy.Your's reminds me that i haven't prepared for a long time.Nicely done.

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  17. I want this super tempting puffed rice masala rite now,super tempting!

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  18. Wow, just awesome. Very tempting and delicious puffed rice masala, well presented too :-)

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  19. this looks superb dear.awesum cliks.
    maha

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  20. Yummmmy...fell like eating away from the potlum...

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  21. I always love this and it has been a long time since i made this. HEalthy snack

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  22. Wonderful presentation Sravs..A very unique recipe to me.Thanks.

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  23. Luv to munch this anytime,guilt free snack..

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  24. Guilt free and yummy snack,love the presentation.

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  25. my fav. snack in my childhood ... wonderful clicks sravani ......

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  26. Wonderful presentation,looks so tempting and guilt free snack.

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  27. Awesome presentation Sravani

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  28. best snack ever... Great clicks

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  29. Very yummy looking snack, looks superb.

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  30. Awesome snack & lovely clicks!!! Feel like tasting right now :)

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  31. Just had it from a street vendor yesterday evening...Looks very tmepting

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  32. Yum...love the stand you made for bhel just like a bhel wala :-)

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  33. Wow - these pictures are making me so hungry....Love all your photographs.

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  34. Ooooooooooooh! makes me want to snatch away the yummy cones. Following you now :)

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  35. wow... this is fantastic! beautiful presentation...

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  36. wonderful chat. I wud like to have this while sitting in the beach. Love it.

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  37. Drooling here. I have all the ingredients at hand. Just need to move from these delicious pics.

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  38. Yummy Snack! Mouthwatering pictures, wonderful presentation.

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  39. Just looking at it made my mouth water!! Want to have some now!!!

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  40. walla... another new recipe to me.. nice props... :))))

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