Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi Recipe

This delicious churi is a very famous side dish along with the main course in Mumbai.

Pooja Thakur
Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi Recipe
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This Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi is a very famous snack in Mumbai and in most of the Rajasthani restaurants, they serve this churi as a starter. It is a very simple and delicious recipe that is quick and easy to prepare. 

Masala Khichiya Churi can be served with masala chai as an evening snack.

Other tea time snacks that you can try:

  1. Authentic Nimki Recipe
  2. Samosa Recipe
  3. Chatpati Channa Dal Recipe

Equipment Used: Flat Pan, Kadhai

Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


2 Servings


  • 1 Khichia (rajasthani papad)
  • 2 Onions , sliced thinly
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • Oil , as required
  • Ghee , as required
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped

How to make Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi Recipe

  1. To start making the Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi, firstly heat oil in a flat pan. Add the thinly sliced onions till they become brown and a bit crispy. This will take a good 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Take them out and keep them aside to cool down.

  3. Heat ghee in a kadhai. Once it is hot add the cumin seeds, green chillies and curry leaves.

  4. Add the onions, red chilli powder, chaat masala and salt. Mix everything properly.

  5. Meanwhile, crush the khichiya in to very small pieces in a mixing bowl. Add 1 tablespoon ghee and mix everything properly.

  6. Now add the onion mixture to the khichiya and mix again. Once it is done, add the chopped green coriander leaves and mix well.

  7. Your Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi is now ready to be served with masala chai.