You can munch on this bhel puri as an evening snack or anytime when hunger pangs hit you. If you do not add too much readymade namkeen, then this is a low calorie healthy snack. Bhel puri is a delicious chaat item which is basically a Gujarati dish.
Recipe of diet bhel
2 cups murmura (kurmura/ mamra/ puffed rice)
1 small potato- boiled, peeled and cubed
1 small tomato- chopped
1 small onion- chopped
2 green chillies- chopped
1 tbsp peanuts (moongphali)
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp salt or to taste
Bhujia, papadi or some other readymade namkeen
3 tbsp meethi chutney (see the recipe below)
2 tbsp green chutney
1. Dry roast the peanuts in a heavy bottomed vessel (karahi). Take them out and in the same karahi, dry roast the murmura on medium heat stirring continuously till they begin to change color.
2. In a large bowl, mix all the above ingredients and serve bhel puri immediately otherwise murmura will get soggy.
Recipe of quick meethi chutney
2 tbsp sugar or gur (jaggery)
1 tbsp amchoor (dried mango powder)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp roasted jeera (cumin seeds)
1. Take a small heavy bottomed vessel and mix all the above ingredients in it.
2. Cook till everything dissolves and chutney gets the right consistency. Let it cool.