Saturday, September 26, 2009

Mandalu (Mandakki), The Puffed Rice..

Upcoming Dasera festivities and pooja is not completed without Prasad ( offering) of Puri, i.e Mandalu the puffed rice, This street seller has a huge container full kept for sale. Puffed rice is a type of puffed grain made from rice; usually made by heating rice kernels under high pressure in the presence of steam, though the method of manufacture varies widely.

4 comments:

Leif Hagen Sat Sep 26, 06:15:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Great road side sales station! Are those banana leaves behind him? Delicious photo! Dhanyavadagalu

SouthvilleSunshine Sun Sep 27, 04:58:00 AM GMT+5:30  

wow, that's a lot of puffed rice!

Jacob Sun Sep 27, 05:21:00 AM GMT+5:30  

Great shot! So many food vendors. That is one heck of a tub of rice...I wonder if it is similar to our breakfast cereals called puffed rice?

jcollins224 Sun Sep 27, 10:22:00 PM GMT+5:30  

I found a recipe I can make with puffed rice, but now I need to find the spices to make it as done in India!