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Girmit (Karnataka Bhel puri)

By: Vinod Kumar of bangalore, IN

Evening Snacks for all age

Filed in Appetizers and Snacks

Serves 6 people

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Girmit is famous in Hubli-Dharwad (Karnataka). In Hubli-Dharwad this is mandatory evening snacks. This is easy to prepare hardly takes 15 min to prepare.Children's favorite too.


  • Puffed rice - 1/2 kg
  • Chopped Onion - 2
  • Chopped tomato - 2
  • Finely cut chillies - 2
  • Coriander Chopped - 3 tbsps
  • Garlic -3-4 cloves finly chopped
  • Puthani (Roasted gram) Powder - 5 tbsp
  • Fried Groundnuts - 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind water to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp jeera seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cummin seeds
  • Turmeric powder


1. Take a tawa pour oil when it is heated add cummin seeds and jeera.

2. Add onion fry until its smells goes then add tomato,garlic,green chillies close the lid of the tawa.

3. When tomato is half boiled add turmeric powder and tamarind paste.

4. Add Fried Ground nuts.

5. Take 1/4 of water in a glass add 3 tbl spoon roasted gram powder in water and dissolve it.

6. Pour the dissolved water in the tawa and stir it for 2 min.

7. Off the gas and remove the tawa and cool it for 10 min.

8. Take a empty large bowl add 5 spoons of the mixture and add 3 cups of puffed rice mix in well add little roasted fried gram and mix well, garnish with coriander and serve it immediately.

9. Can store this mixture up to 3 days

Latest Comments

By rabz on 7/5/2010 5:14:00 AM

Indian snacks r one te best, thanks.


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