Bhel puri or Bhel is a very common Western Indian Street food. This bhel is named Hariyali bhel as it calls for more Green Mint-cilantro chutney than the sweet tamarind chutney. Also it has abundant fresh cilantro for great flavor.
For Hariyali bhel puri [6 servings]
Puffed rice – 2 cups
Papdi – ½ cup crushed [home made or store bought]
Ratlami sev – ½ cup
Namkeen mixture – ½ cup
Nylon sev – ½ cup
Boiled potatoes – 2 cups chopped
Sweet Onions -1 cup finely chopped
Tomatoes – 1cup finely chopped
Cucumber – 1cup finely chopped
Cilantro -1/2 cup finely chopped
Raw mango – ¼ cup finely chopped [if available]
Green Chutney – 3/4 cup
Sweet tamarind chutney -1/4 cup
Chaat Masala* – 1 tsp
Red chili powder – ¼ tsp
Salt as per taste
Green Chutney : Pls. follow the link for Green chutney recipe.
Tamarind chutney : Pls. follow the link for Tamarind chutney recipe.
Papdi : Pls. follow the link for papdi recipe.
For preparing Hariyali bhel puri:
- In a large bowl, add all the dry ingredients. Mix well.
- Now add all the wet ingredients and spices. Mix well. Garnish with chopped cilantro and Nylon sev.
- Serve immediately or it will get soggy.
Enjoy this quick recipe as your evening snack.
*Chaat Masala, Nylon sev, Ratlami sev, Papdi and Namkeem mixture is easily available at all Indian grocery stores.