Murmura Chivda

Murmura Chivda


Murmura chivda is a light, healthy and crunchy chivda which is extremely simple to make. Enjoy with a cup of tea.

Murmura Chivda

Its a best mid-meal and also has long shelf life when stored properly.

Some more recipes of snacks or mid-meals you  may like-  Roasted Makhana, Kurkure, Blueberry Cookies and Apple nachos.

This Maharashtrian-style Murmura chivda needs  – puffed rice, peanuts, chilies, garlic, curry leaves, oil, salt, coriander, basic Indian spices.

Pugged rice are very low in calories, contains dietary fibers  that support digestive system. Moreover, they are source of vitamin D and calcium.

Why to go for this Murmura Chivda?

  • less oil
  • very quick recipe
  • longer shelf life
  • healthy

How to make Murmura Chivda?

You need to heat oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot enough, add peanuts, curry leaves, garlic, chilies to the oil.

Now goes pinch of turmeric powder, puffed rice/murmura, salt and coriander leaves. Mix them well.

Let the chivda get roasted for a couple of minutes on medium-low flame. That’s it.

Isn’t  it super simple?

How long can Murmura Chivda be stored?

It can be stored for around 2 to 3 weeks if stored in air-tight container.


Preparation Time: 2 minutes

Cooking Time: 8 minutes

Overall Time: 10 minutes

Serving: 2 people


-3 cup of murmura/puffed rice ( 1cup = 250 ml)

-3 tbsp of oil

-2 tbsp of peanuts

-7 to 9 curry leaves

-1 tbsp of garlic, minced

-4 green chilies, chopped

-2 tbsp of coriander leaves, chopped

-1/4 tsp of salt or as per taste

-1/4 tsp of turmeric powder

-Pinch of asafoetida

Step 1: Heat a pan. Once hot, add oil to the pan. Use a heavy base metal pan so that puffed rice do not get burnt.

Heat Oil In Pan

Step 2: Add peanuts, curry leaves, garlic and green chilies to the pan and let it sauté for a minute.

Add curry leaves chilly garlic peanuts in murmura chivda

Step 3: Add turmeric powder and asafoetida.

Add turmeric powder asafoetida to chivda

Step 4: Add murmura, salt and chopped coriander to make murmura chivda. Let it cook on medium low flame for about 5 minutes.

add salt murmura coriander to murmura chivda

Your murmura chivda is ready. You can serve it with finely chopped onions over the chivda.

Murmura Chivda is ready


1.You can add red chilly powder to the chivda if you like spicy or you may increase the amount of green chilies.

2.You can add dry red chilies to the chivda if you wish.

3.Make sure you use fresh puffed rice and not stale or soft one as they will not give desired result.

Health Benefits

1.Contains dietary fibers

Puffed rice contains dietary fiber that support digestive system.

2.Low in Calories

Puffed rice are are very low in calories and help in weight loss.

3.Makes bones strong

Puffed rice/murmura are stock of vitamins. Its rich in vitamin D and contains calcium.

Do share the recipe if you like it.


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