Mandakki oggarane/ puffed rice poha/soosla

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Medium sized onion finely chopped -2

Green chillies finely chopped - 1

Putani/hurgadle/roasted Bengal gram+ Grated dry coconut - less than ¼ cup

Puffed rice - 6 cups

Turmeric powder - ¼ tea spoon

Asafoetida - pinch

Mustard seeds/ sasive - 1 teaspoon

Kadle beLe/ chana dal - 1 teaspoon

Udina bLle/ urad dal - 1 teaspoon

Cumin seeds/ jeera - 1 teaspoon

Oil - 3 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Lemon juice to taste

Coriander for garnishing


  • Grind the roasted Bengal gram and dry coconut in a mixie to a fine powder and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Next add both the grams, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chillies and fry for a second.
  • Then add chopped onions and sauté for some time.Later, take a large bowl filled in water.
  • Soak the puffed rice well in the water and remove it in both the hands and squeeze the water completely and add this puffed rice into the pan.
  • Repeat this procedure till all of the puffed rice is over.Sprinkle some salt and add ground powder and mix well on low flame.
  • Take it off from the heat to garnish with chopped cilantro and a dash of lemon!

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