Bhel Puri (Mumbai Bhel Puri / Spicy Puffed Rice)

Hi everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Bhel Puri’. Bhel puri is also a form of chaat, it is made of puffed rice, papdi, spicy and tangy chutneys, namkeen/nylon sev (noodles shaped fried snack made out of gram flour) and vegetables. It is very closely associated with Mumbai and its beaches. Some other variants of bhel puri are jhaal muri (Kolkata) and churmuri (Bangalore).


Bhel puri is my favourite snack. I can have this yummy snack at any time of the day, yes I sometimes feel like having it early in the morning as my breakfast. 😀 😛 In this recipe instead of using green chutney I used that same paste which I used for preparing pani puri spicy water.

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For more chaat recipes you can check Pani Puri (Gol Gappa or Puchkas, homemade pani) , Dilli Style Aloo Chaat , Macaroni Chaat (Pasta/macaroni in yogurt) , Mixed Fruit Chaat (bowl full of flavours .

Serve: 6

Duration: 10 mins

Ingredients for Bhel Puri

Puffed Rice / Kurmura

1 big bowl
Tamarind Chutney

2-3 tbsp
Green chutney or pani puri spicy paste

2 tbsp
Green chilli

Onion (chopped)

1 medium
Tomato (chopped)

Potatoes (boiled)


1 cup
Peanuts (roasted, optional)

1 tbsp
Chaat Masala

1 tsp

as per taste
Jeera powder

1/2 tsp
Mint leaves or coriander leaves
2 tsp
Lemon 1

Procedure for Bhel Puri

  • Wash and chop all the vegetables.
All the main ingredients of bhel puri.

All the main ingredients of bhel puri.

  • Combine all the dry ingredients and vegetables in a big bowl.


  • Last step is to add both the chutneys and papdi.



  • Mix everything nicely, till all the ingredients are mixed uniformly.


  • Garnish bhel with sev and mint leaves, serve it immediately. bhelp


  • For dry bhel or sukhi bhel, all you need to do is skip both the chutney.
  • For jain bhel skip onion. Add raw mango instead.
  • Nylon sev is a very thin variety of sev. Always use nylon sev for chaat and bhel.


  1. I love the bhel puri soo much… In monsoon it is just a quick recipe to prepare at home 🙂 Thanks for sharing

  2. It’s great to see a dish like this being enjoyed for breakfast – I often enjoy meals outside of their usual ‘meal times’ too haha 🙂

  3. I didn’t know about nylon sev, thanks for sharing these tips and the recipe as well 🙂 I love Bhelpuri or say Jhalmuri <3
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    • RasoiRecipe

      August 2, 2016 at 10:38 AM

      I love bengali food. I love the simplicity and flavours of bengali cuisine.
      Thank you dear. 🙂

  4. Alisha bhel puri is my all time fav snack.I too can have it at any time of the day.It is just too good.You always increase my cravings for all these delicious recipes.I am feeling hungry….

  5. Bhelpuri has to be one of my most favourite things! will definitely try out your way of doing it 🙂

  6. I’ve never seen this dish before. It sounds interesting and looks delish! And quick to whip up too!

  7. Yum. I wanna get inside the laptop and eat it up YUMM

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