|Place of origin||Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent|
|Region or state||Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent|
|Associated national cuisine||India, Bangladesh|
|Main ingredients||Muri, chanachur, oil, lemon, onion, chili, tomato, salt|
Jhalmuri (Bengali: ঝালমুড়ি) is a Bengali evening street snack made of puffed rice and an assortment of spices, vegetables, and chanachur or bhujia. It is especially popular in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent.
Preparation and service
Preparation involves mixing puffed rice and chanachur in a bowl, along with mustard oil, onion, chili, lemon and frequently shaking the bowl. Sometimes it is prepared as a soup with tomato, pudina or cucumber. Generally it is served in a thonga, a type of paper bag found in Bengal. Sometimes it is served in a bowl. This is a street side food which is famous for its spicy and tangy content.