Cookbook:Bhel Puri (Indian Puffed Rice and Vegetable Snack)

Bhel Puri (Indian Puffed Rice and Vegetable Snack)
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Spicy chutney

  • ½ bunch coriander leaves, chopped
  • ½ bunch mint leaves
  • 2 big garlic cloves
  • 10–12 Indian green chiles
  • Salt to taste

Sweet chutney



  1. Mix together puffed rice and sev. Add chat masala, salt, and chili powder.
  2. Add onions, raw mango pieces (or lemon juice), potatoes, and coriander leaves to the puffed rice and sev mixture, and mix gently with the hands.
  3. Grind the items for the spicy and sweet chutneys to a fine paste using some water.
  4. Just before serving, mix in spicy chutney and sweet chutney into the above mixture. Put some mixture in individual plates, then top with some more sev and chutneys (if desired).
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with crunchy puris.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • To make date paste, soak dates in hot water for ½ hour, grind them, and strain the mixture.