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Puffed rice. pari. Budget friendly snack to go with most IMFLs.
A handful is gratuitous to customers at most wine stores of Karnataka it comes in many avtars: Plain Puri, Kadale Puri, Khara Puri and these are normally eaten with some added savories like mixture, kara, congress, fried gram, boondi, etc.

It's the main ingredient of Chur-muri or Char-muri, and a lovely breakfast dish in which puri is soaked in water and added to fried onions, coconut and seasoning to make some thing similar to lemon rice(Chitranna)

Usage

Puri the puffed rice is the lightest of any rice products. You can lift a huge 400 liter bag of puri as easily as you would a pillow.
Added 2011-09-05 by I love Dtool

Root

Kannada

Region

Karnataka

Categories

Food and Drink