Chaats

Indian Street Food: Bhel

Today is exactly one year from the day I posted my first recipe on this blog. Time flew by so fast! I’m so thankful to all of you lovely bloggers out here! My experience while blogging has been amazing till now and I will make sure to continue posting and working hard!!

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For my anniversary, I enjoyed today with my all time favourite Bhel!
Bhel, a famous chaat sold in every street of Mumbai, is no longer restricted to that region – it is famous all over the country. This bhel is a delicious combination of onions, tomatoes, mixture, puffed rice tamarind pulp and dates syrup with some other spices as well. The coriander garnishing adds an amazing flavour to this dish. This is a quick and easy recipe to make and can be enjoyed at any time of the day!

Puffed rice is light and dry, ideal for obese people, as it is very low in calories and gives a feeling of fullness. It is also a good snack for those sensitive to wheat and gluten.

Ingredients

200 grams puffed rice
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp chaat masala
a pinch of turmeric powder
1 tbsp oil
100 grams haldiram’s mixture/corn mixture)
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1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
1 tbsp tamarind pulp
1/4 cup dates syrup
1/4 tsp roasted cumin and coriander powder
salt to taste

Method
1. Mix the puffed rice, chilli powder, chaat masala, turmeric, coriander and jeera powder, oil and salt well in a deep bowl.
2. Then add the onion, tomato, tamarind pulp and the dates syrup and mix well.
3. Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves.
4. Serve immediately! Enjoy!

Note: You can add green chutney if you want to. (Green chutney comprises of: coriander, mint and green chillies.)

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