Kadale puri Oggarane / Mandakki Oggarane is one of the evening snacks I remember my mom making when were kids. The recipe has undergone quite a few changes and this is one which I like the most.
This is one of the easy breakfast items that you can prepare if you have Kadle puri on hand.
Kadlepuri / Puffed rice - 4 cups
Onion - thinly sliced 1 cup
Potato - 1 medium sized- finely chopped
Green Peas - 1/2 cup cooked
Green chillies - 4 -5 (adjust as per taste)
Red chillie powder - 1 tsp
Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
Oil - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves & grated coconut for garnish
For the tempering
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies - 1 cut into 1cm pieces
Take the puffed rice in a perforated container and hold it under the take for 2 - 3 mins.
Set it aside and allow the water to drain.
In a pan take 1 tsp oil, add the chopped potatoes and fry on medium heat for 3 - 4 mins till it is cooked.
Keep it aside
In the pan, prepare the tempering - heat oil, add mustard when it starts spluttering add the urad dal and then the red chillies
Add the slit green chillies and onion
Fry on med - high heat till the onions turn translucent and pinkish
Add the potatoes and cooked peas
Fry for another 1 minute
Add the red chillie powder, turmeric powder and salt
Add the puffed rice and mix well
Add the lemon juice
Garnish with Coconut and coriander leaves
I used fresh peas - I think they taste better :)
Check the puffed rice by pressing it between your fingers, it should feel like cooked rice, if not then repeat the first step again