Muri Masala Recipe Kolkata Style Used in Jhal Muri
Kolkata Muri Masala or Moodi Masala is a special spice mix that is used in making Jhaal Muri, an delicious crunchy street food snack, flavored with mustard oil.
Kolkata Muri Masala or Moodi Masala is a special spice mix that is used in making Jhaal Muri, an delicious crunchy street food snack, flavored with mustard oil. The street vendors never tell you the actual recipe, they will just sell you the powder, but over the years, I tasted the powder each time and finally dissected the recipe and got it 99% close to the original one.
Hope you get to make it at home too. You can prepare Calcutta Ghugni Recipe (Tangy Yellow Peas Curry) and Jhaal Muri/Moodi Recipe (Calcutta Style Street Food With Spicy Puffed Rice) with Kolkata Jhaal Muri (Moodi Masala Recipe).
If you love homemade masalas, here are a few more to give it a try
- 1/4 cup Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
- 1/8 cup Black Salt (Kala Namak)
- 1/8 cup White pepper powder
- 1/8 cup Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
- 1/8 cup Red chilli powder
- 10 Bay leaves (tej patta)
How to make Muri Masala Recipe Kolkata Style Used in Jhal Muri
To begin making the Kolkata Muri Malasal/ Moodi Masala Recipe, roast the cumin and coriander seeds until browned well. Roast on low heat, so it does not burn and turn black. Keep aside.
Next roast the bay leaves until crisp and you can smell aromas coming through. When you crumble the bay leaves with your hands it will crush immediately.
Once the ingredients are well roasted, combine all the roasted ingredients with the rest of the ingredients, add it to a food grinder and blend into make a fine powder.
The Kolkata Muri Masala / Moodi Masala Recipe is ready to be used in a variety of ways, like in Calcutta Ghugni Recipe (Tangy Yellow Peas Curry) and Jhaal Muri/Moodi Recipe (Calcutta Style Street Food With Spicy Puffed Rice).
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