English Name : Puffed rice
Common Indian Name (Hindi) : Murmure / Muri
- Murmura or Puffed rice is a type of puffed grain made from rice.
- Commercially prepared puffed rice is produced with a process that places the rice grains under high temperatures and extreme pressure in the presence of steam. When the pressure is quickly reduced, the grains expand to a volume that is several times larger than their original size.
- Puffed rice is most often used for ready-to-eat cereals and commercially prepared rice cakes. It is also a popular street food in some parts of the world.
- A traditional puffed rice called muri or murmure. It is a staple food in many parts of India and Bangladesh. It is an ingredient of bhel puri, a popular Indian Chat item.