So do you love to eat chop muri? That means, you are a Bengali too or you are living in Bengal. Right? Yes, chop muri is a big reason for happiness to every Bengali people. There are various types of veg chops available in Bengali cuisine. Those are easily available in almost every local market place in the evening time. Bengali people love aloo chop, beetroot chop, mix vegetable chop, green mango chop etc. Those are very delicious and when those are served with muri/murmure (puffed rice) then it becomes more enjoyable.
The two things what everybody wants to satisfy. One is the mind and another one is the body. For Bengali people, a bowl of chop & muri (puffed rice) satisfy both mind & body. It can bring a big smile to every foodie Bengali.
Though people love it throughout the year. But during the winter season, it is more enjoyable because different types of fresh vegetables are available at a very low price. So if you are making it at home then it would be less expensive & more flavorful. In case you are buying from local street food stall then you can see more vegetables (beetroot, carrot, green peas etc) and less potato inside your vegetable chops, haha.
There is another similar food in Bengali cuisine and the food is cutlet. Many people also get confused between these two foods. Do you know the difference between cutlet & chop? Are those really similar? Did you ever try both of those two items? If yes, then do not share your opinion by leaving a comment below.
Okay, now let’s talk about the points for those chop muri becomes the reason of happiness to every Bengali foodie.
- First of all, those are very delicious
- Those are cost-effective because you can easily get a piece of chop for Rs 3 or 4 from a local store. Muri is also not expensive.
- You can buy those from the market, walk & eat
- You can easily make those veg chops in your kitchen and serve with muri what is easily at every Bengali kitchen
- It takes time to eat chop when it is served with muri, so people can eat for a longer time and chat with friends/family members. Bengali people love to adda with friends/family.