Mamra Chatpati | How to make Mamra Chatpati

By rita shah  |  6th Sep 2015  |  
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About Mamra Chatpati Recipe

Us Gujarati's love mumra , we find different ways to use it to make our dishes. This particular dish is a family favourite. Simple to make and gets ready in a jiffy. One can make it more nutritious by adding sprouts, pomegranate etc. Mamra Chatpati is a snack which is originated from Gujarat, the Western Coastline State of India. Gujarati cuisine is not only varied and lip-smacking but are also high in nutritional values. Different cooking styles and the combination of spices are incorporated in preparing different dishes marking uniqueness of each. Gujarati snacks are popular in every region of India and Mamra Chatpati is one of the famous snacks of Gujarat. Gujarati snacks are mostly deep fried and prepared out of gram flour. Mamra Chatpati is available in almost every part of India, though it is known by different name in different regions. The names are 'Sev Mamra Chat', 'Sev Murmura', 'Sev Kurmura', 'Sev Mamra' and 'Mamra Chatpati'. You can easily prepare it anytime at your home. Firstly, wash the mamra and put it in a sieve. Heat some oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, when the mustard seeds crackled add sesame seeds, hing and vegetables like potato, onion, capsicum and green chilies and cook them till they become soft. You can add the other vegetables of your choice. Add salt, garam masala, turmeric powder, red chili powder, mamra, curry leaves, tomato, sugar and lemon juice and mix them well. Garnish with sev and bundi. If you want to prepare a healthy Mamra Chatpati then you can add some sprouts and pomegranate seeds.

Mamra Chatpati

Ingredients to make Mamra Chatpati

  • Mamra - 200gms
  • potatoes - 2 shredded
  • onion - 1 sliced
  • capsicum - 1 sliced
  • green chillies - 2-3 cut in small pieces
  • coriander- as per choice
  • Rai- 1 tsp
  • sesame seeds- 2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • sugar- 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli- 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala (optional)- 1/2 tsp
  • tomato- 1 diced
  • Bundi to garnish
  • Sev to garnish
  • hing- a pinch
  • curry leaves
  • lemon juice as per choice

How to make Mamra Chatpati

  1. 1.Take a sieve, wash the mamra and put it aside.
  2. 2.In a pan heat oil and add rai ,after rai has popped add sesame seeds, hing and all veggies(except tomatoes) and green chilies.
  3. 3.Add salt and Cook till the veggies become soft.
  4. 4. As soon as veggies are done add garam masala,turmeric,red chilli. Mix well
  5. 5.Next add mamra, curry leaves,tomato,sugar and lemon juice. Mix well
  6. 6.Garnish with sev and bundi. One can also add sprouts ,pomegranate seeds etc

My Tip:

1. Don't cover your pot/vessel while cook,this will make sure green veggies don't loose their color. 2.Curry leaves are also added later on so that it doesn't loose its green colour.

Reviews for Mamra Chatpati (6)

Nita Vhora2 years ago


sana Tungekar2 years ago

Lively and healthy

Madhuchanda Sharma4 years ago

very nice dish..i added sprouts and pomegranate as was yummy.

Bindiya Sharma4 years ago

yummy and it!

Deviyani Srivastava4 years ago

Mumra makes an amazing light and good snack! Specially at evening tea time.

Sujata Limbu4 years ago

this looks simple and tasty!