Mexican Bhel Video by Tarla Dalal

Mexican Bhel Video by Tarla Dalal

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Mexican Bhel Video. Bhel, the ever-popular Mumbai roadside snack is so popular all over the world that it has managed to fire people's imagination and spin out innumerable variants.


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Makes 4 servings
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To Be Mixed Into A Salsa
5 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp dried basil
2 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1/2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For The Tortilla Chips
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

Other Ingredients
1/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1/4 cup finely chopped coloured capsicum
1/4 cup soaked and boiled rajma (kidney beans)
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp sev


For the tortilla chips

  1. Combine the flours and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) thin circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a high flame and when hot, place the tortilla gently over it. Cook it lightly on the tava for a few seconds.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 4 more tortillas.
  6. Cut into small equal diamond shaped pieces using a sharp knife or a cutter.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry, a few tortilla chips at a time, on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from both the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Cool and store in an air-tight container till use.

How to proceed

  1. Combine the salsa, sweet corn kernels, colored capsicum, rajma ,cheese and little salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Just before serving, add the tortilla chips and toss gently.
  3. Serve immediately garnished with coriander and sev.

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