bhel puri

A snack with almost iconic status in the western region of India, bhel puri, also recognized as bhelpuri, is a low-fat, nutritious and delicious food. It is a chaat, which is a spicy food that is typically sold via street carts throughout the region. The puffed rice mixed with fresh chopped veggies, spices and chutney is a common favourite among street food fanatics. Use this recipe to make some for yourself. bhel puri is my all time favourite chaat accompanied with tea or evening snacks..Its healthy as well easy to make love it


  • Puffed rice (kurmura/murmur) 2 cups

  • Sev 1/2 cup

  • Pomegranate 1/4 cup

  • Onion 1 medium & grated carrot 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chutney 1/4 cup

  • Tamarind chutney 1/2 cup

  • Garlic and red chilli chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves bunch 1/4



  1. In a large mixing bowl, take 2 cups of crispy puffed rice
  2. Now add finely chopped onions , grated carrot and pomegranate . reserve some for garnishing.
  3. Also add chilli powder, green chutney, tamarind chutney and salt to taste.
  4. Add ¼ cup sev and give a good mix.
  5. Finally add some more mixture, coriander leaf and lemon juice. give a final mix.
  6. Garnish with some finely chopped onion, grated carrot , sev, pomegranate and coriander leaves.
  7. Serve immeiately with tea or snacks


Sandwiches are my favourite and I used to have at any time …So I  use to try with new combination .. Potato beetroot sandwich makes a great combination with steaming hot cup of tea and coffee. This Potato-beetroot stuffed grill sandwich is crispy and gets ready in minutes. You can also pack them in tiffin for kids with their favourite chutney and sauce. It’s really healthy as well easy to make kids will enjoy it as beetroot give some sweet taste to the sandwich



  • Bread – 4 slices
  • Potatoes – 3 (medium sized)
  • Beetroot -2 (sliced)
  • Tomato -2 (sliced)
  • Onion – 2  (sliced)
  • Chat masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Green coriander chutney
  • Butter- 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Green chilly – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Salt – more than ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Tamarind chutney




  1. Boil beetroot until just cooked without making them very soft and slice them
  2. Take a bowl add grated potato (boiled) ad chilli powder& salt . mix it
  3. Rinse, peel and slice the onion and tomatoes  into thin rounds
  4. Take all the ingredients(Green coriander, Ginger paste, Green chilly, Tamarind and salt)    in a blender and puree till smooth or green chutney
  5. Apply  green chutney and butter to all the bread slices .. Place  potato smash and few slices  beet root then sprinkle with salt  and chaat masala powder.
  6. Place sliced tomato & onion.  Cover with another slice of bread butter and green chutney side down.
  7. Spread some butter over it.
  8. Place it over a heated grill butter side down and spread some more butter on other side. Cover and grill till golden
  9. Remove to a plate and spread some butter on top side. Cut into wedges and serve hot with tomato chutney..
  10. Note : If u dont have a toaster you can try in tawa too 🙂

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This eating season – Let’s go local -RAJ SNACKS!!


Hi friends What is the first thing that pops up in your mind when you think about food in Chennai??? Im a big foodie and I always carve for  khakra sandwich and paani puri homade as well in Raj snacks … Raj bhaiya always make us yummy sandwiches, puffs corn cannopes , paani puri etc… Whenever i gt time i hang out to raj snacks and enjoy food unlimited with my friends as well family …

I wonder always these small vendors earn how much and how popular they are ??? They do lot of hard work but earn less as they give us food at cheaper rat.. So i thought to write about these vendors  mainly my favorite Raj snacks  and make them famous in online…. I always order Kakra sandwich which is my favoriteand my kids love paani puri …

khakra sandwich

Raj snacks where the speciality is…

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