Friday 30 March 2012

Bhel Puri Recipe

bhel puri

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)
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.
bhel poori

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