|October 21, 2022

JHAL MURI MASALA RECIPE

Jhal muri masala is a ready-to-eat snack with a tangy and spicy taste. It is too spicy as its name has jhal (Bengali word) meaning spice. Jhal muri is made from crispy puffed rice mixed with chopped tomatoes and onions, boiled potatoes, green chilies, salted peanuts, and a pinch of various spices.

Jhal muri is a famous Bengali street food loved by people in every age group. A British man named Angus Denoon tried this snack in Kolkata for the first time and started selling it on the streets of London. This street food was then famous worldwide and liked by many fellow citizens.

Jhal muri is an easy recipe with mostly all the ingredients always present at home. It can be consumed anytime, in your morning breakfast with tea or snack, to fulfill your cravings. Jhal muri is drier than bhelpuri.

Being a light snack makes it healthy to eat. To make perfect Jhal muri, we recommend using Alcoeats Jhal Muri Masala, which is 100% pure and natural. Jhal Muri Masala ingredients contain fiber, protein, and vitamins in them.

Alcoeats offers a range of masalas used as jhal muri ingredients, like Alco Chaat Masala and Alco Red Chili Powder which are free from preservatives, keto-friendly, vegan, paleo-friendly, and dairy free.

How to make Jhal Muri?

Jhal muri masala takes no time to be prepared. It is one of the easiest recipes to make and is liked by everyone. A mixture of veggies and spices gives jhal muri a perfect savory and tangy taste.

JHAL MURI MASALA RECIPE

Jhal muri masala makes this Indian street-style jhal muri the easiest to cook at home. With our ready-to-cook jhal muri masala, you can try it anytime at home with your family. 
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  • Type - Breakfast/ High tea / Evening Snack
  • Serve - 2 / 3
  • Preparation Time - 5 Minutes
  • Total Time - 10 Minutes

Ingredients Used to Make Jhal Muri

Jhal Muri Recipe

  • Take puffed rice in a large bowl after dry roasting it (if not crispy).
  • Add garam masala, cumin powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, chaat masala, amchur powder, salt, and Alcoeats Jhal Muri Masala.
  • Add onions, tomatoes, mashed potatoes, and green chili.
  • Further add lemon juice, mustard oil, and fine sev to it.
  • Finally, add coriander leaves on top.

Mix the mixture well and serve Indian Jhal Muri.

Health Benefits of Jhal Muri Masala

Disclaimer: This blog does not provide you with any medical advice. It is strictly meant to be an informational and recipe blog only. Please consult your physician or medical expert for what works best for you.

  • Contains Good Carbs - It contains puffed rice in small quantities with fewer carbs and is beneficial to health.
  • Good Source of Protein - Jhal muri has good protein sources and contains 24g of protein. Peanuts used in Jhal Muri contain protein in ample amounts.
  • Low in Calories - Jhal muri masala is a light dish and low in calories (200kcal). It is not deep fried, so Jhal Muri contains fewer calories.
  • Rich source of Fiber- Vegetables such as boiled potatoes, green chilly, and tomatoes are rich in fiber and are suitable for digestion.
  • Contains Vitamin & Minerals - Minerals are present in spices used to make Jhal Muri, such as Red chili powder and cumin powder. Vitamins C comes from the lemon juice we add to Jhal Muri.

Summing Up With Jhal Muri Masala

Jhalmuri, or Jhalmudi, is a popular Indian street food that originates predominantly from the Bengal/Kolkata region. It's made using puffed rice as the base and is famous all over India. Jhal Muri is a variation of Bhelpuri, Masala Puri, and other popular puffed rice-based chaat recipes. Jhal Muri is much spicier than Bhel Puri. 

Jhal Muri is a great snack food – light, healthy, quick to fix, and bursting with flavor. It's a great combination of high fiber, protein, and complex carbs. A healthy choice to satisfy cravings without compromising your diet gives a quick burst of energy.

We recommend using  Alcoeats Jhal Muri Masala to make the best version of Jhal Muri. Add just 2 tsp of alcoeats jhal muri masala to instantly get excellent, tasteful jhal muri and serve it with toppings of sev.

FAQs on Jhal Muri Masala Recipe

Is Jhal Muri the same as Bhel Puri?

Jhal Muri is spicier than Bhel Puri. In Bhel Puri, mashed potatoes are not compulsory, but we use mashed & boiled potatoes in Jhal Muri.

Can Jhal Muri cause weight gain?

Jhal Muri contains puffed rice which is healthy and light in calories. It does not cause weight gain.

Is Jhal Muri suitable for Heart patients?

Jhal Muri is a light snack that does not create any issues for heart patients; instead, it is rich in fiber and low in carbs.

Is Jhal Muri good for diabetes?

Diabetic patients are allowed to have Jhal Muri. It does not cause problems with these patients.

Can Jhal Muri increase blood pressure?

No, Puffed rice in Jhal Muri helps lower blood pressure levels and keep them under control.

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