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Garlic Kara Pori Recipe, Garlic Murmura Recipe

Recipe for spicy garlic kara pori made with green chillies, garlic, peanuts and spices. A perfect and healthy tea time snack. With step by step pictures.

  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x


  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 3 tablespoon fried gram (pottu kadalai)
  • 2 tablespoon peanuts
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 78 cloves garlic, chopped (peeling not necessary)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups pori / puffed rice


  1. Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a pan on low flame. Add in the fried gram (pottu kadalai), peanuts and curry leaves. Saute on low flame for a minute. Add in the chopped green chillies and garlic. Fry for a minute more.
  2. Add in the turmeric powder and salt. Saute for 10 seconds.
  3. Add in the pori / puffed rice. Mix everything well to combine and saute for a minute to crisp up the pori / puffed rice.
  4. Serve with masala tea or coffee.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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