Monday, March 2, 2009

Special Bombay Bhel


One of my fav all time chaats :D



Ingredients(serves 4)
3 cups Puffed rice
1 cup crushed papdi
1/2 cup grated carrots
2 onions Finely chopped
3 tbsp Grated Raw mango 

1/2 cup finely Chopped coriander leaves

1 Finely chopped tomatoes - 1 tbsp
1/2 cup Sev

1 tsp Red chilli powder

1/4 cup cooked diced potatoes

3 tbsp Sweet chutney

3 tbsp Mint chutney

2 tbsp Garlic chutney

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/4 tsp Dry mango powder
Salt to taste
For sweet chutney(makes 1 cup)
Med size piece of tamarind

Med size piece of jaggary

1 tsp Roasted cumin seeds

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp garam masala powder

1/2 cup water

1/2 tsp dried mango powder(amchur)

salt to taste

For Green chutney(Makes 1 cup)

2 tbsp chopped Mint leaves or dry mint

1 cup chopped coriander leaves

1 cubed onion

2 green chillies

2-3 garlic flakes

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp sugar

a pinch of black salt

salt to taste
For  Garlic chutney(makes 1/2 cup)
4-5 flakes of garlic
small piece of tamarind

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder - 1 tsp

Salt - 1 tsp
Method
For sweet chutney
Mix all the ingredients together in a pan and cook on a low flame till all the ingredients dissolve properly and the chutney gets the right consistency and then keep aside
For green chutney
Grind all ingredients with water to get a thin smooth paste and keep aside
For garlic chutney
Grind all the ingredients with water to get a smooth paste and then keep aside
For the bhel
In a big bowl mix crushed papdi's, puffed rice and half of the sev.
Add Chopped onion,raw mango,tomatoes,potatoes,green chutney,sweet chutney,garlic chutney,red chilli powder,dry mango powder,1/4 cup coriander leaves salt,lemon juice.
Mix well with a spoon and serve immediately garnished with rest of the sev,1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves and one papdi on top of it.