Makhana Bhel

Bhel is a popular street food. There is no single recipe for bhel. It is all about experimenting with flavours and ingredients. This quick recipe uses makhana / foxnuts as key ingredients in bhel.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups makhana, roasted and crushed into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup sweet corn
  • 1/4 cup cucumber
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1 green chillies, minced
  • Few fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted jeera / cumin seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon chat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon black salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Sev, thin / nylon, for garnish
  • Pomogranate seeds, for garnish
  • Chopped green coriander leaves, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients
  2. Adjust taste using red chilli powder, lemon juice and chat masala
  3. Garnish with coriander leaves, sev and pomegranate seeds
  4. Enjoy Makhana bhel!

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