How to make Mudhi-Nadia: Recipe for a Completely Vegetarian East Indian Snack
'Mudhi-Nadia' -A Wonderful Snack for a Rainy Afternoon
If it is a raining afternoon and you feel like doing nothing but enjoy looking at the rain, there can be no better way than sitting relaxed on a chair in the balcony and having a bowl of Mudhi Nadia. 'Mudhi' is a local name for puffed rice that can be prepared at home or purchased from the market. Puffed rice is very popular snack stored in almost every house in Orissa in a ready to eat form. While it is also enjoyable to eat even plain puffed rice, people make spicy mouth watering snacks by adding several other ingredients to it. Nadia is a local name for coconut in Orissa.
How to make Mudhi -Nadia
It is quite easy to make mudhi -nadia in 1 minute.
Mudhi or puffed rice: As much you can eat.
A handful of Chanachoor/sev/Namkin
chopped onion (small amount)
Chopped Chili (1or 2 depending on taste)
A pinch of salt (plain or spicy salt as you prefer)
A few drops of mustard oil
Coriander leaves finely chopped
Grated Coconut (1/4th of a whole tomato)
Process of Making
Its very simple to make Mudhi -Nadia. Add all the ingredients in the bowl together and mix well before eating. I prefer to have this with a mug of black coffee without sugar.