Sukha Bhel ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

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Sukha bhel, the best medicine for sudden hunger pangs, be it on a noisy railway platform or a quiet roadside! this dry, non-messy variation of bhel can be stuffed in as a quick meal even as you rush to work. You may add veggies like tomatoes etc if you wish to make it an even more enjoyable and wholesome snack.

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Preparation Time:     Makes 4 plates
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To Be Ground Into A Sukha Teekha Chutney (using No Water)
1 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina) leaves
1/2 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
1 1/2 tbsp roasted chana dal (daria)
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
4 cups puffed rice (kurmura)
1/2 cup boiled , peeled and chopped potatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
4 tsp masala chana dal (split bengal gram)
4 tsp roasted peanuts
4 tsp roasted chana
1 tbsp finely chopped raw mangoes
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
1/4 cup nylon sev
6 to 8 puris or papadis,broken into pieces

For The Garnish
4 tbsp nylon sev
4 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
8 cups puris or papadis

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Place equal portions of bhel on 4 plates and garnish each plate with 1 tbsp of sev and 1 tbsp of coriander.
  3. Serve immediately with papadis or puris.

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RECIPE SOURCE : Mumbai's Roadside SnacksBuy this cookbook
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 on 03 Apr 14 07:51 PM

Love this recipe.