Puffed Rice - Bangalore Puri
Rice - Mysore Puri
A common puffed
rice recipe is for making upma or a snack. This type of rice is also
known as, among others, maramaralu, pori and mandakki. A highlight of
the puffed rice recipe is that it enables to prepare most of the
From upma to bhel puri to puffed rice seasoned with oil, mustard, curry
leaves, groundnut and salt, a range of food can be prepared from this
variety of rice.
Feeling hungry between meals? Try eating a few spoons of
If you wish you can mix it with few roasted grams or with little
In Karnataka, two types of puffed rice is available: the Bangalore and
Mysore puri (see photos). The latter is a little thinner and longer
than the Bangalore puri.
The first type is used, for example, as an ingredient of rice
batter and for making bhel puri.
The second type is used for, among others, making upma.