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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Bhel Puri

Look for puffed rice and sev at Indian markets; you can substitute chow mein noodles for sev. Find chutneys on the supermarket's international aisle.

Cooking Light MARCH 2009

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


  • 2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled baking potato
  • 4 cups Indian puffed rice
  • 1 cup chopped seeded plum tomato
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled ripe mango
  • 1/4 cup sev (fine Indian noodles)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons tamarind-date chutney
  • 1 tablespoon mint chutney
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped seeded serrano chile (about 1 chile)


1. Place potato in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook 8 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool.

2. Combine potato and remaining ingredients in a large bowl; toss well. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 165
  • Fat: 1.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 36g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 16mg
  • Calcium: 21mg

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