From: Anita Bapat
i) Puffed rice (American substitute is rice krispies)
ii) gram flour vermicelli ( known as shev),
iii) turmeric powder,
iv) rock salt,
v) oil ,
vi) puris. (You can get all of these items at an Indian grocery store)
Directions for bhel mix :
i) Heat 1 tsp oil, add 1/4 tsp rock salt and 1/4 turmeric powder
ii) Add puffed rice and on a very slow fire roast them for 5 minutes.
iii) Add Shev and crush puries into the above mix.
Date and tamarind chutney: Take 4 oz of date and cook in microwave oven for 5 minutes. Add 1 tsp of tamarind paste, 2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp cumin pwd , 1/2 tsp corriander pwd
Blend to a fine paste in a liquidiser.
one bunch cilantro (also known as coriander leaves),
7-8 leaves of mint,
4-5 green chillies,
salt to taste.
DIRECTIONS; Liquidize the above ingredients in a blender to a fine paste. Add 1/4 cup water.
Garlic chutney: The lazy and easy way is take 3 tbsp of chpd garlic , 2tsp of red hot chilly pwd, salt to taste
Directions: Blend to a fine paste.
Boiled potatoes should be finely chopped.
Onions finely chopped. A dash of lime juice is recommended.
If the food is spicy add yogurt to mellow it down.