Thursday, 7 March 2013

Masala Bhel/spicy Puffed Rice

Hello Every one I was planning to post this recipe from 2 -3 months...but it was in my draft and was not able to post finally i decided today that i will post this recipe....its very simple and easy to ...prepare....and most importantly very very yummy to eat.....

Bhel / Puffed Rice 3-4 cups
Onion chopped 2-3
Carrot 2 peeled and Grated
Tomato Chopped - 3
Fresh Coriander leaves- few chopped
Greated fresh coconut 1cup
Red Chilli powder - 2 tsp (or as per taste
Green chilly paste 1tsp( or make paste from fresh 2 green chillies)
Lemon juice 2 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil 1TBSP
Sunflower oil 1TBSP
Chat Masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Chivda/ Mixture - 1/2 cup+ extra for garnishing
Sweet chutney 2-3 tsp(See below how to make sweet chutney)


Add all the ingredients one by one in a wide bowl (except Puffed rice and Chivda/Mixture) and mix them together.Add puffed rice and Chivda/ Mixture in a different bowl and mix them together. Now add this puffed rice mixture to the above mixture and mix well till the puffed rice is nicely coated with the all spices.

Take a serving plate, add bhel as much required, sprinkle sweet chutney and garnish with Chivda/ Mixture on top of it serve immediately.
Enjoy the Masala Bhel with a cup of Hot Hot Tea.

For Sweet chutney:
10 -12 pitted dates
tamarind paste 1 tsp
jaggary 1tsp

Method:Soke the dates in water for half an hour and then blend it adding water to make smooth paste . Add tamarind paste and jaggary , mix them well and pour in a small bowl.

Tip:serve immediately else puffed rice will get soften and doesn't taste good.