How to Make Bhelpuri Chaat at Home

post modified on February 20

Written by Puja

Bhelpuri is a combination of puffed rice, three different chutneys, sev, veggies, some Indian spices, etc. This recipe is super easy to make at home especially if you are ready with your prep work. In this post, I will tell you how to make bhelpuri chaat at home with an easiest method and tips and tricks. (step-by-step-recipe)

How to make bhelpuri chaat at home

About Bhelpuri Chaat Recipe:

Bhelpuri is one of the most famous Street food chaat recipe in India, made with crispy puffed rice mixed with three green chutneys, veggies, and a few Indian spices.

When it comes to its history Bhelpuri is frequently associated with Mumbai beach snacks. And this is why Bombay bhelpuri is very famous.

If you venture out on the beaches of Mumbai or go to any Indian markets, you will find street vendors selling this popular snack on street carts along with other chaats like pani puri, Sev puri, jhal muri, etc.

However, the bhel puri recipe is also enjoyed in various other regions such as Delhi, Gujarat, Bengal, and Mangalore with each place having its own version of bhelpuri.

Just to give you an example, the Bengali bhelpuri recipe is known as jhalmuri while a native Mangalore variant is called churumuri.

Today’s Bhelpuri chaat is a mixture of sweetness, salt, and tanginess. This is so addictive that you just cannot stop at one bowl of bhelpuri served to you. It’s actually called wet (Geela bhel) because of the addition of three chutneys.

So, make bhel puri at home and enjoy it with your loved ones. Bombay bhelpuri or any bhel puri is best enjoyed when made and served immediately.

Bhelpuri can be served at tea time as an appetizer or as a light meal.

Bhelpuri Recipe

Why Should You Make this Recipe?

Healthy recipe

Can be enjoyed even, when you are dieting

Is a low-fat, nutritious, and delicious food

Perfect to enjoy in all your family get-togethers 

Great for small hunger pangs in the evenings

Is a low-fat light snack


Pro Tips:

  1. Serve bhel puri as soon as you make it, as it tends to become soggy.
  2. Make sure you do all the prep work before assembling.
  3. Keep in mind that you mix the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients only when ready to serve.
  4. Adjust the chutney and spice powder as per your taste and preferences.
  5. You can even customize your recipe. As per your own choice you can add more veggies if you like.
Bhelpuri recipe

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Basic Ingredients Used to Make this Recipe:

Puffed Rice/ Murmure: Puffed rice is the key ingredient of this recipe. Make sure that the puffed rice is perfectly crispy and not soggy. If the puffed rice is not crispy, dry roast and cool it completely before using. 

Veggies: This recipe includes some onion, tomato, green chilies, coriander leaves, and some boiled potatoes. You may or may not include the potatoes in it.

Boiled Chickpeas: I have also added boiled chickpeas which is completely optional. If you want to skip, you can do so.

Chutneys: To make geela bhelpuri you would be needing 3 different types of chutneys, like green chutney, tamarind chutney, and red chili garlic chutney. If you have time then I would suggest making this chutney at home and then using them in your dishes as it tastes really good than the store-bought ones. And most importantly it brings a personal touch to the recipe.

Spice Powder: We have also added some everyday spice powders such as salt, red chili powder, and chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, black salt.

Mixture: I have also added some mixture to the bhelpuri, this is optional. You can also add roasted peanuts to increase the taste and nutritional value.

Nylon Sev: I have used some nylon sev here. In case of unavailability, you can add any other sev as per your choice.

bhelpuri recipe

How to Make Bhelpuri Chaat at Home

The recipe of Bhelpuri is a combination of puffed rice, three different chutneys, sev, veggies, some Indian spices, etc. This recipe is super easy to make at home especially if you are ready with your prep work. In this post, I will tell you about the easiest method of making Bhelpuri with all those tips and tricks. (step-by-step-recipe)
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: how to make bhelpuri chaat at home
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Calories: 1052kcal
Author: Puja


  • 3 cups Puffed Rice
  • 2 Boiled Potatoes peeled and slightly crushed
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Tamarind Chutney
  • 1 tsp Green Chutney
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Garlic Chutney
  • Coarsely crushed papdi handful
  • 1 cup Nylon Sev
  • 1/4 cup Mixture any mixture
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 cup Boiled Chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • Black Salt to taste
  • Salt to taste


  • Take a large bowl and mix the puffed rice, potato, tomato, onion, and green chilies in it.
  • Add the tamarind chutney, garlic chili chutney and mint coriander chutney, papdi, mixture and sev ..
  • Add coriander leaves and give it a nice mix. (you can even add all the chutney at last if you want a slightly crunchy bhelpuri, but since I like more off geela bhel, so I added it in the beginning).
  • Add all the spice powder, black salt and boiled chickpeas and give it a nice mix.
  • Garnish with some more sev and papdi.
  • Serve and eat immediately, so that you enjoy the bhelpuri more.


Puffed rice (mudi), papadi and Sev can all be obtained from any grocery shop in India.


Nutrition Facts
How to Make Bhelpuri Chaat at Home
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1052 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 0.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 940mg41%
Potassium 2741mg78%
Carbohydrates 219g73%
Fiber 25g104%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 1951IU39%
Vitamin C 124mg150%
Calcium 184mg18%
Iron 12mg67%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Frequently Asked Questions:

Is Bhelpuri a Healthy Snack?

Yes, bhel puri is a healthy recipe you can enjoy, even when you are dieting. Almost all the ingredients used in this bhel puri are healthy except tamarind chutney. Though I have added jaggery to the tamarind chutney which is healthier than the sugar. But you can skip adding tamarind chutney to bhelpuri or add just a little of it. You can even try dry bhel to avoid chutney.

How to Make Dry Bhelpuri Recipe?

Just exclude the chutneys from the recipe if you want to make bhel puris that are dry. Masala chana, toasted peanuts, and crumbled papdi are other options that you have.

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