Bhel Puri Street Food for the Soul

Bhel Puri Street Food for the Soul

Bhel Puri Street Food for the Soul

Bhel Puri

(Credit Stu Spivack)

Bhel Puri (Credit Stu Spivack)

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups puffed rice (murmura, kurmura)
  • 1 cup fine sav (vermicelli-like snack made from gram flour)
  • 1 cup papdi,broken in small pieces
  • 1/2 cup of chopped boiled potatoes
  • 1/2 cup of chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup of chopped tomatoes with seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste)
  • 4 tablespoon of hari cilantro chutney
  • 4 tablespoon of tamarind chutney
  • 1 tablespoon minced green pepper (optional)
  • 1tbsp lemon juice (optional)

Method:

  • Combine the dry ingredients (puffed rice, sev, papdi, salt) together and mix well. Set aside until ready to serve
  • Mix chopped potatoes, cucumber, tomatoes, cilantro, and minced green pepper if using, then set aside.
  • When ready to serve, combine the dry ingredients with the wet and stir the mixture gently to combine.
  • Add hari cilantro and tamarind chutney to your taste, making sure the chutney fully coats the bhel puri. Drizzle with lemon juice to taste, if using.