Sweet,Karam, coffee is the rule for any tea time.

As I made a sweet today,thought to make something hot and spicy to satisfy the karam

taste buds.

A healthy preferance for your cravings, without sabotaging your diet that also gives a

quick burst of energy,as it has a high fibre and protein content.

Puffed Rice is also low in calories and enriched with extra vitamins and minerals.

This puffed rice when mixed with other nuts and flavoured ,it is like comfort food for

many .

This recipe is one like that without much hassle.

Consuming less time and less of your energy,so do try an send in your comments!

For the recipe now


1 cup lotus seeds ( makhana)

1/2 cup cashewnuts

1 cup peanuts ( raw peanuts)

1/2 cup roasted gram dal (pottukadalai)

3-4 cups of rice flakes/ pori

1/4 tsp turmeric

1/2 -1 tsp chilli powder

Few curry leaves

1 tsp cummin powder

1/2- 3/4 tsp.amchur powder

2-3 dry chillies

Salt to taste

1 tblsp.ghee

1 tblsp.sesame oil

1-2 pips garlic crushed

A pinch of asafoetida

1/2 tsp.sugar


In 2 tblsp ghee ,fry the lotus seeds on medium flame till crisp. Remove and set aside.

In the same pan toss the cashewnuts lightly and set aside.

Heat sesame oil in another pan,add mustard seeds, dry chillies,curry leaves,garlic,

turmeric,chilli powder, salt and roast the peanuts till crunchy.

Next add the rest of the ingredients ,with the makhanas and cashewnuts till the rice

flakes are crisp.

Allow to cool and store.


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