Monday, December 7, 2009

Masala Puffed Corn

I found this puffed corn cereal in the natural section of the supermarket. So I decided to make them this spicy & crunchy.

Masala Puffed Corn

Ingredients
3 cups puffed corn, unsalted, sugar free
1/2 cup peanuts, unsalted (optional)
salt to taste
sugar to taste

Tempering
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp goda masala
2 tbsp metkoot
1/2 tsp chili powder


Method
1. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed sauce pan. Add ingredients for tempering.
2. As they sizzle, add peanuts. Saute for 2 minutes.
3. Add corn & salt & sugar.
4. Saute till it is coated with masala and heated through. I t should not burn.
5. Switch off the gas. Let it cool down. Store in an airtight container

Note
1. More oil is needed to coat puffs uniformly with masala

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