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Kurkure Plastic Rumours – Baseless Lies Says AIIMS

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Hey Everybody,

I have a piece of information to share with all my readers on the blog. AIIMS (i.e. The ALL INDIA INSTITUTE of MEDICAL SCIENCES) has issued a letter that the Kurkure plastic lies or the ‘kurkure contains plastic’ rumour that has been making rounds online are nothing, but baseless rumours. A Doctor at AIIMS has clearly stated that he has not issued any note which states that, “Don’t eat Kurkure because it contains plastic. If you don’t believe burn Kurkure, and you can see plastic melting.”

I believe many of you must have received such spam forwarded chain mails and most of you must have believed it to be true as well. But, after a letter from AIIMS; you need not believe in such rumours. It means Kurkure is a completely safe snack for consumption.

You can check out the AIIMS letter that clears the Kurkure plastic rumour at http://bit.ly/KurkureAIIMS.

I read it on a blog somewhere, and it aptly applies here as well: Kurkure in Plastic (pack) but no Plastic in Kurkure!!


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March 24, 2011 at 11:27 pm

No Plastic in Kurkure’s Green Chutney Rajasthani Flavor Snack

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Have you ever tasted the green chutney Rajasthani style? This post is on the Kurkure Green Chutney Rajasthani Style. As the name suggests, it is a true Rajasthani flavor packed in a snack packet.

Kurkure Green Chutney Rajasthani Style

Before continuing this post further, I tasted it again so I can give you a true review of the packet. Believe me, every Kurkure snack stick in the packet tastes like heaven. It is utterly delicious, I had the entire snack packet all myself. The green chutney flavor in Kurkure snack is what distinguishes it and it is just awesome.

Kurkure is made from edible ingredients including rice meal, corn meal, gram meal, salt, edible oils and seasonings. But there is no plastic in Kurkure.

You must be wondering why have I given a title like “No Plastic in Kurkure’s Green Chutney Rajasthani Style”, to make it very clear in the beginning of the post itself that there is no plastic in Kurkure. So you can enjoy munching Kurkure Green Chutney Rajasthni Style to the fullest and not believe in the recent Kurkure rumor that it contained plastic.

Also, have you ever tried any recipe with the Kurkure Green Chutney Rajasthani Style, I didn’t get a chance as I was busy eating the snack. But in case any of you have tried it, do share it here? I will share my recipe soon after I try it as well?

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April 3, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Kurkure Masala Munch – Kurkure Tea-Time Snack

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Hi Everybody,

I finally am writing about the different Kurkure flavors. We will start with the Original flavor and that is Kurkure Masala Munch.

Kurkure Masala Munch

As the name suggests, it is a masala flavor. Every bite of it is filled with a mixture of rich masala that makes you go gaga over this delicious tea-time snack.

Lately, there have been rumors doing some rounds that there is plastic in Kurkure. In reality, all this is just wrong. Yesterday, my husband came back from work and I was in the kitchen preparing tea and some snacks for him. What do I see when I come out of the kitchen? He is munching Kurkure at the comfort of a sofa. And I was happy to see that he did not believe in the recent Kurkure rumour.

But, I don’t understand how can people believe in rumors that have no authoritative base. The truth is there is no plastic in Kurkure and that Kurkure is not harmful to health.

You must be thinking why am I always stressing about the fact that there is no plastic in Kurkure. I have a reason for the same. Everyday, I see a number of visitors on my blog landing through keywords like “plastic in kurkure”, “kurkure plastic”, etc. This clearly means that there are people who still believe that there is plastic in Kurkure, which is not true.

Kurkure is made from edible ingredients including rice meal, corn meal, gram meal, salt, edible oils, etc. All these ingredients are used by us in our daily kitchen. For sure, I do make use of such ingredients while cooking and so do you.  (To know more about the ingredients used in Kurkure, check this post Kurkure Ingredients.) Then why believe in such rumors. Rather enjoy Kurkure, it is one of the most famous evening snack in India.

Coming back to our Kurkure Masala Munch flavor, you can try different recipes with your Kurkure Masala Munch.

Sharing one with you all here:
1. Apply Mayo on a Footlong Bun.

2. Add finely chopped onions, capsicum, tomatoes & vinegar soaked cucumber, salt & paper to taste.

3. Top it with Kurkure Masala Munch.

4. Add melted cheese.

5. Design it with ketchup and mustard sauce.
(Taken from http://www.spicesofindia.co.uk)

You have any interesting recipe for Kurkure Masala Munch, do not forget to share it with us. We would definitely love to try out your recipe.

Written by pure007

March 30, 2009 at 9:47 am

Video – Kurkure is Safe, Kurkure Does not Contain Plastic

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Hi Everybody,

I regret for not posting anything on the blog lately. But , I got some useful information for all of you. A video which is an excerpt from a News channel where Kurkure has come openly to say Kurkure is a totally safe snack for consumption and that Kurkure does not contain plastic.

Watch the video here:

I hope after watching this video, people would stop believing on the rumor about Kurkure containing plastic.

Do share your views about the video here.

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March 13, 2009 at 12:35 pm

Don’t Say You Don’t Eat Kurkure – Take the Quiz

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Are you a Kurkure lover? Do you enjoy munching Kurkure at the comfort of the sofa at your home? Does it tempt you to buy a packet of Kurkure, when you are in a grocery store? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should take the quiz here. If you have read my previous posts then it would be a slice of cake to answer the questions here.

The main aim of this quiz is to know how much do we actually know of the product that we consume almost on a regular basis. The inspiration of this quiz comes from the recent rumor claiming that Kurkure contains plastic. It is a different thing that the rumor contending that Kurkure contains plastic is totally baseless. But since we did not know much about the product, most of us believed in the rumor so much so that people actually bought Kurkure to burn Kurkure to see plastic melting.

I think I did a lot of blah-blah here. Lets start with the quiz now.
1. Kurkure contains edible ingredients including:
a. rice meal
b. corn meal
c. gram meal
d. all the above

2. The recent rumor that Kurkure contains plastic or there is plastic in Kurkure, is it
a. True
b. Gimmick
c. No idea

3. How safe is the process of extrusion used in the manufacture of Kurkure?
a. Safest process
b. Unsafe process
c. No idea

4. Kurkure is manufactured in automated plants in three locations in India. Which are the 3 locations?
a. Channo (Punjab)
b. Kolkata
c. Pune
d. Mumbai

Come on people take the quiz and test your knowledge about Kurkure. After solving this quiz, I know none of you will go home and burn Kurkure to check if there is plastic melting.

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September 16, 2008 at 12:58 pm

Kurkure Does Not Contain Plastics – Kurkure Facts FAQs

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Q) What parameters/protocols is followed for the safe manufacturing of Kurkure?

A) A very stringent process and a strict quality control is observed while manufacturing each and every pack of Kurkure. Each and every raw material that is received in the Kurkure factory like Rice Meal, Corn Meal and Gram meal is thoroughly checked for all quality parameters. Incase of any ingredient that does not meet its stringent internal quality parameters or those prescribed in the regulations, are rejected.

Q) What are the ingredients used in Kurkure?

A) Kurkure is made of Rice meal, Corn meal, Gram Meal, Edible oil, Seasonings, Salt, Spices and Condiments and Flavours. All these ingredients are such that they are used daily in all households today for preparation of various edible items.

Q) Is Kurkure a safe snacking option?

A) Kurkure is not only the safest product but is also a healthier snack. Kurkure is not harmful to health. The product is cooked in high quality edible vegetable oil.

Q) Is the recent allegations regarding Kurkure containing plastics true?

A) These discussions which say “Kurkure contains plastic” are completely baseless and false and there is no merit in any of the contentions you have seen in the “chain mail”. Kurkure is a new age Namkeen and contains Rice meal, Corn meal, Gram Meal, Edible oil, Seasonings, Salt, Spices and Condiments and Flavours (some or all in variants of Kurkure). All the raw materials used in Kurkure comply with the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act and Rules that govern the manufacture, distribution and sale of Kurkure. All ingredients are such that are used daily in all households today for preparation of various edible items. ]

Q) Is it true that Kurkure burns due to the high percentage of corn starch in it?

A) No, there is no truth in the statement that if you burn Kurkure then Kurkure burns due to the high percentage of corn starch in it. The process of making Kurkure involves blending of the raw materials to deliver homogenous mix, addition of water for further processing, extrusion of the mix, frying to develop taste and texture and then application of consumer loveable flavour. The product is then packed into the best packaging laminate to ensure delivery of acceptable quality Kurkure to consumers. The extrusion process used in the manufacture of Kurkure is also one of the safest processes which are now being used for making baby foods.

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September 8, 2008 at 6:25 am

Ingredients Kurkure – Kurkure is a Healthy Snack

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Kurkure is a New Age Namkeen. You can have Kurkure either directly or you can add additional ingredients including onions, tomato, pinch of lemon juice, etc to make it more tastier. These additional ingredients are easily available at home.

To talk about the actual ingredients that makes up Kurkure. To start with I would like to clear a doubt that most of the readers on this blog maybe having and that is there is “no plastic in Kurkure“. Kurkure is made of edible ingredients including rice meal, corn meal, gram meal, high quality edible vegetable oil, seasoning, salt, spices and condiments and flavours. All these ingredients that I have mentioned here are also used by us in our day-to-day household cooking purposes as they are edible items used in every household kitchen.

To sum up with, I would like to say that Kurkure is one of the safest and one of the healthiest snack that I have known and it is surely good for health.

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August 29, 2008 at 6:28 am