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November 29, 2013

Beach Style Kara Pori - Snacks Recipes

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Beach style Kara Pori/Spicy puffed rice is one of the yummiest beach side snacks recipes like thenga manga pattani sundal,Milagai bajji,Roasted peanuts,Sutta solam etc etc that one should never miss tasting in beaches.Recently when my parents visited me,i bought a big raw mango to make my dad's favorite instant mango pickle.I had some left over puffed rice which i bought for making karthigai pori urundai.When i saw both in my pantry,i was tempted to try this beach style Kara Pori.As I had bookmarked my SIL’s recipe,i quickly referred it,also went through this recipe and got few suggestions from Sendhil.I modified it slightly as per our taste and tried it.I din’t add cucumber and i used very less tomatoes(as told by Sendhil) as it makes the puffed rice soggy very quickly.It came out very well & was so so nice.We enjoyed eating kara pori as well as cut raw mango coated with chilli powder & salt like we get in beach.It was heavenly Smile  !!



Beach style kara pori


Beach style kara pori Yummy, a must try beach style snack !
Cuisine: Indian Category: Snacks Yields: Serves 2
Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 2 Minutes Total Time: 12 Minutes


Kara pori ingredients (2)


INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml

  • Fresh puffed rice/Pori - 2 cups
  • Boiled peanuts - 1/2 cup
  • Grated carrot - 3 tbsp
  • Raw mango – 4 tbsp(finely chopped)
  • Big onion - 2 nos( Use 1 if too big,finely chopped)
  • Tomato - 1 no ( I used a very small one,finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1- 1.5 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp ( juice of 1 big lemon)
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
METHOD

  • Pressure cook the fresh peanuts adding salt for two whistles.If u use dried peanuts,soak in hot water for 2 hours & proceed as above.Chop & grate the veggies mentioned above.Keep everything ready.
  • In a wide bowl,mix all the ingredients except puffed rice & lemon juice.
  • Just before serving,add the puffed rice & squeeze the lemon juice.Check for taste and balance it.Add more lemon juice as tanginess should be more.Serve immediately.
kara pori step by step

Enjoy !




Note
  • Skip raw mangoes if u don’t get it.But it tastes great when combined with all these ingredients.
  • U have to soak the peanuts for a minimum of one hour in hot water & keep in a hot casserole if u want to cook it quickly else soak for 3-4 hours in normal water.Add salt while cooking.
  • U can also add finely chopped cucumber pieces & grated beetroots as done in some beaches.
  • Adjust red chilli powder according to ur taste.As tangy taste is more dominant than spicy taste,i used more lemon juice.Adjust as per ur liking.

Enjoy beach style kara pori as an evening snack ! u'll love it :)
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21 comments :

  1. Perfectly made colorful kara pori, beautiful clicks chitra

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  2. aha super click.. tempting me to go to beach.. loved it

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  3. delicious evening snack...looks tempting

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  4. Yummy, I would like to munch some now.

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  5. super chat item.. I make this quite often too

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  6. wow..spiced raw mango and masala pori looks so inviting, this is my fav too...love it anytime :)

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  7. God ! just cant take my eyes off those clicks...the paper cones..very nostalgic . Bookmarked it.

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  8. lovely clicks dear, love the second click :-)

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  9. Omg am drooling :) kara pori looks super tempting .. feel like grabing that cone full pori and the raw mangoes too in the side :)

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