Bhel puri

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A snack with almost iconic status in Western India, bhelpuri is low-fat, nutritious and delicious! This recipe serves two. Assemble bhelpuri just before you’re going to eat it to prevent the puffed rice from getting soggy.

Cooking Time  10 minutes


  • puffed rice  murmura      3 cups
  • A handful of roasted and salted peanuts
  • Potatoes   2   boiled, peeled and chopped into tiny cubes
  • large onion  1  chopped fine
  •  large tomato  1   chopped fine
  • Half a bunch of coriander chopped fine (approximately 50 gms/ 0.10 lbs)
  • Green chillies   1    chopped fine
  • Tamarind chutney to taste
  • Mint-coriander chutney to taste
  • A handful of coarsely crushed papdi
  • Sev    1 cup

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  • Mix the puffed rice, peanuts, potato, onion, tomato, coriander and green chillies together in a large bowl.
  • Add the  chutneies according to your own taste preferences, mix well, garnish with plenty of sev and papdi. Serve and eat immediately.
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