Friday, July 13, 2012

Bhel Puri / Masala Puffed Rice/ Masala Chirmuri

Indian Bhel is one of the popular Indian chaats loved my almost everyone. Have this spicy, tangy, masaledar puffed rice with hot tea at evenings especially during rainy season. Wow! Perfect snack with family during the lazy rainy weekends. Its been ages when I actually used to enjoy this at street corners in the evenings. Wow! what an experience. 

Puffed Rice is also called Chirmuri or Mandakki in Kannada.

Here's the recipe of Masala Chirmuri/ Bhel Puri

Bhel Puri or Masala Chirmuri


Bhel/ Puffed Rice - 3-4 cups

Onion - chopped - 2-3

Grated Carrot - 2

Tomato Chopped - 3

Coriander leaves- few

Red Chilli powder - 2tsp

Amchur powder - 1 tsp ( else add Raw tangy mango pieces instead of this)

Chivda/ Mixture - 1/2 cup

Roasted groundnuts - 1/4 cup

Chat Masala - 1/2 tsp

Fresh lemon juice 1-2 tsp (Optional)

Salt to taste


1. Mix all the ingredients in a wide bowl except Puffed rice.

2. Add puffed rice to the above mixture and mix well till the puffed rice is nicely coated with the masala's.

3. Squeeze a tsp of lemon juice . Mix well and serve immediately else puffed rice will get soften and doesn't taste good.

Enjoy this Indian Bhel Puri with a cup of Hot Hot Tea. 

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  1. bhel is one of my fav street food.. yours looks so delicious..

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