Beyond the Bhel Puri: Dive into the Delights of Thai Mango Bhel!

Beyond the Bhel Puri: Dive into the Delights of Thai Mango Bhel!

Ever get tired of the same old bhel puri? You know the one – puffed rice, potatoes, onions, sev, that delicious chutney mess… It's a classic for a reason, but sometimes you just want to shake things up a bit, right? Well, put down that packet of Kurkure and get ready for a taste explosion, because we're making Thai Mango Bhel!

This twist on the bhel we all know and love is bursting with fresh flavours and textures. We've got the sweet and tangy of raw mango, the coolness of cucumber, and a hint of citrus from kaffir lime leaves. Plus, there's the satisfying crunch of puffed rice, creamy coconut, and a sprinkle of roasted peanuts for good measure.

But wait, there's more! This recipe is super simple to make, so you can whip it up in a jiffy when those hunger pangs hit. Plus, it's perfect for that afternoon slump or as a light and refreshing lunch. So, ditch the boring and embrace the exciting – Thai Mango Bhel is here to save your taste buds!



  • 2 cups Puffed Rice/ Kurmura/ Muri
  • 1 tsp Kaffir Lime Leaves; finely chopped
  • 2 small Potato; steamed, diced
  • 2-3 tbsp Cucumber; diced small
  • ½ cup Lal Chana/ Whole Bengal gram; sprouted and boiled
  • ½ cup Raw Mango; finely chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp Onion; finely chopped 
  • 2 tbsp Coconut; grated
  • 2 tbsp Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Chutney
  • 1 tbsp Thai Sweet chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander Leaves; finely chopped
  • Mint Leaves; finely chopped
  • Sev (for garnishing)

 Now, let's get cooking (or rather, mixing!)

  1. Take a kadhai/ wok.
  2. Add and heat up the Puffed Rice/ Kurmura/ Muri until crispy.
  3. Add the chopped kaffir lime leaves.
  4. Remove in a bowl.
  5. Take another bowl.
  6. Add and combine all the ingredients one by one.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Add this vegetable mixture to the roasted Puffed Rice/ Kurmura/ Muri (when ready to serve).
  9. Add the seasoning, sauces, lemon juice, and chaat masala    
  10. Taste and adjust to your taste.       
  11. Divide and serve in individual bowls.
  12. This recipe makes 3-4 servings.

And there you have it – a delicious and refreshing Thai Mango Bhel that's perfect for any occasion. So next time you're craving a quick and flavorful snack, ditch the usual and give this recipe a try. You won't regret it!


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