“Bhel puri” can be described best as Indian street chaat which wakens your taste buds with an explosion of colors, textures and flavors. Its mainly made with puffed rice, fried chickpea noodles (sev), vegetables, hot and sweet chutneys and not to miss cilantro and raw mango.
Puffed rice- 3 cups
Bhel mix- 2 cups (available in any indian grocery store)
Tomato- 1big size chopped
Onion -1big size chopped
Cilantro– 1/2 cup
Raw mango- 1/2 cup chopped (optional)
Roasted spicy peanuts- 1/4 cup
Green chillies- 1, minced
Mint chutney- 4-5 tbsp (adjust it according to your taste buds)
Sweet chutney- 4-5 tbsp (adjust it according to your taste buds)
Sev (0 size)- 1/4 cup
Lime juice- 1 tsp
salt to taste
Mint leaves- 25 gms
Green chilli- 1
Roasted cumin seeds and saunf (fennel seeds)- 1 tsp each (powdered)
Blend all the ingredients together with 1 or 2 tbsp of water. The mixture should be thick.
Tamarind juice- 1/2 cup
Jaggery – 3/4 cup
Bring this mixture to boil with 1/4 cup of water. Boil it for 5-10 minutes until the mixture becomes thick (consistency like tomato ketchup).
(You can store these chutney’s in refrigerator for a week)
Mix puffed rice, bhel mix, peanuts well. Add rest of the ingredients quickly, Sprinkle sev at the end and serve immediately.