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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Bread Bhel

Event: Blogging marathon #40
Theme: Evening snacks

This low fat bread bhel is a quick, easy and tasty snack for lazy evenings. I used store bought seasoned croutons, sev and sweet chutney and so the chaat was ready in about 5 minutes.

8 bread slices or about 2 cups bread croutons
1 big sized tomato
1 big sized onion
1/2 cup cilantro
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
2 - 3 tbsp green chutney
2 - 3 tbsp sweet date-tamarind chutney
1/2 cup sev
* If preparing croutons from scratch, remove the crusts of bread and cut the slices into cubes. Toast the bread cubes in oil / ghee until golden brown in a saute pan and drain them on absorbent towels. Or toast them in an oven and keep them aside.
* Chop onion, tomato and cilantro finely.
* Combine onion, tomato, cilantro, salt, lemon juice, green chutney and sweet chutney in a bowl. Just before serving, add croutons and sev to the bowl. Mix well and serve immediately. 
* Puffed rice and pomegranate seeds can also be added to the mix.



kitchen queen said...

yummy and innovative bread bhel.

Srivalli said...

Bhel with bread sounds so quick and nice..I should try it for my kids..thanks for the idea suma..

Priya Suresh said...

Excellent and definitey an interesting evening snacks, bread bhel looks fantabulous.

Sarita said...

Bhel looks delicious !

Usha said...

Nice snack. I should try this when I have some extra bread.

Varadas Kitchen said...

What an innovative idea. Bread bhel looks really good.

Pavani N said...

Very interesting bhel with bread. I usually end up with odds and ends of homemade bread slices and this will be the best way to enjoy them. Will try this recipe some time.

Harini-Jaya R said...

My kids eat the croutons as is but this bhel sounds interesting too!

Kalpana Sareesh said...

bhel looks yumm

Sapana Behl said...

Bread bhel looks absolutely delicious !

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

That is a quick and easy snack to make for kids ( and for me as well)!

Chef Mireille said...

so colorful and appetizing