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Indian Street Food: Bhel Puri Recipe


  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, cored, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 boiled potatoes, roughly chopped
  • 4 tablespoon boiled mung beans
  • 1 small bunch coriander, chopped
  • 3/4 cup mixed sev, puffed rice and peanuts (sev mamra)
  • 1/4 cup poppadoms, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • For The Coriander Chutney:
  • Small bunch mint
  • Small bunch coriander
  • 1 green chili
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • For The Date and Tamarind Chutney:
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind paste
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes



Street food is having a moment in the spotlight, often showcasing cultural cuisines from around the globe. Indian Bhel Puri, a popular street food in Mumbai, is a sweet, sour, hot, and cold concoction that will blow your mind on first taste! The spice that ties these dishes together is known as chaat masala, a combination of hot and pungent spices that is unlike your average spice blend and full of explosive flavor. 


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  1. Make the coriander chutney by blitzing together the ingredients until smooth.
  2. To make the date and tamarind chutney, put the water, paste, and dates into a saucepan.
  3. Simmer until the dates are soft.
  4. Add the spices with the sugar and cook for a further 5 minutes. Blitz and cool.
  5. Mix all the ingredients together and serve with the two chutneys. Eat immediately.