Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food

Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food with step by step photos – a popular street food snack of Mumbai which will be a spicy, sweet and tangy chaat. It is now popular all over India. We can prepare it easily at home where some of the ingredients need to be prepared in advance before assembling them. To know about Mumbai street food click on the link – Street foods of Mumbai.

We have already prepared some Mumbai chaat items like Pav BhajiVada PavGobi manchurian Aloo SamosaVegetable Cutlet, Vegetable Bread Vada Chole Bhature and Pani Puri. Today let us prepare sev puri, which I have explained in easy steps with photos, a very popular street food in India.

The Ingredients you will need to make sev puris are:-

  • puris or papids – these are crisp flat fried puris made from whole wheat flour or maida. They can be made at home or you can buy from stores.
Flat papids
Flat papids
Spicy green chutney
Spicy green chutney
Sweet red chutney
Sweet red chutney
  • sev – crisp fried gram flour / kadalai maavu / besan vermicelli. Can be made at home or bought from store.
Sev
Sev
  • vegetables – boiled and chopped potatoes
Boiled and chopped potatoes
Boiled and chopped potatoes
  • finely chopped onion
Finely chopped onion
Finely chopped onion
  • finely chopped tomatoes
Finely chopped tomatoes
Finely chopped tomatoes
  • finely chopped coriander leaves
Finely chopped coriander leaves
Finely chopped coriander leaves

It is best to prepare the chutneys one day before and refrigerate it. If you prepare at home the papids and sev you should do that too one day before or it can be store bought.

Other ingredients you should collect:-

  • red chilly powder
Red chilly powder
Red chilly powder
  • roasted cumin powder
Roasted cumin powder
Roasted cumin powder
  • chaat masala powder
Chaat masala powder
Chaat masala powder
  • black salt
Black salt
Black salt
  • lemon juice
Lemon juice
Lemon juice

The same chaat which is called as “sev” in Mumbai is called as “papdi chaat” in Delhi which is little different. In papdi chaat curd and boiled channa were added and onions and tomatoes were not added. Rest of the ingredients are the same.

Now let us see about the preparation of Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food

cuisine: Indian

servings: 4

author: Poongodi

Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food – Ingredients:- (200 ml cup used)

  • crisp flat puris / papids – 6 number
  • potato – 1 (boiled and chopped)
  • onion – 1 (finely chopped)
  • tomato – 1 (finely chopped)
  • spicy green chutney – 1/4 cup
  • sweet red chutney – 1/4 cup
  • chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • chaat masala powder – 1 tsp
  • black salt or rock salt or common salt – 1 tsp
  • lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • coriander leaves – 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
  • sev – 1/2 cup

Preparation of spicy green chutney – Ingredients:-

  • coriander leaves – 1 cup
  • mint leaves – 1 cup
  • green chillies – 3 number
  • ginger / inji – 1 inch (chopped)
  • garlic / poondu – 1 tsp (chopped)
  • channa dal / kadalai paruppu – 1 tsp (roasted)
  • cumin powder / seeragapodi – 1/4 tsp
  • chaat masala powder – 1/4 tsp
  • sugar – 1/4 tsp
  • salt – 1/4 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungaayam – pinch
  • lemon juice – 1 tsp
Green chutney recipe | Hari chutney Chaat - Ingredients
Green chutney recipe | Hari chutney Chaat – Ingredients

Grind all the above ingredients into a fine paste except lemon juice. Add 1/4 cup of water for rinsing and add to the chutney. Finally add lemon juice and mix well. You can refrigerate this chutney and use for 10 days for all chaats recipes.

Preparation of sweet red chutney – Ingredients:-

  • tamarind / puzhi – 1/2 cup
  • dates / pearichambalam – 1/2 cup (de seeded)
  • jaggery / vellam – 1/2 cup
  • red chilly – 1
  • ginger / inji – 1 tsp (grated)
  • cumin seeds / seeragam – 1/2 tsp
  • black salt – 1/2 tsp
Ingredients for sweet red chutney in mixie jar
Ingredients for sweet red chutneyin mixie jar

Boil tamarind, dates, jaggery and red chilly with enough water until jaggery melts completely. Cool down to room temperature, take the cooked ingredients and grind along with grated ginger, cumin seeds and black salt. Sieve it through a vegetable stainer and store it in a container. You can refrigerate this sweet red chutney and use for one month. Refer – Sweet red chutney

Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food – Assembling the sev puris:-

1. Keep all the ingredients needed in the serving table ready. Arrange 6 puris in a plate to serve for one person.

Puris arranged in a plate
Puris arranged in a plate

2. Put 1/2 tsp of boiled chopped potatoes above each puri.

Boiled chopped potatoes placed
Boiled chopped potatoes placed

3. Add 1/2 tsp of finely chopped onions above it.

Finely chopped onion added
Finely chopped onion added

4.  Add 1/2 tsp of finely chopped tomatoes above each puri.

Finely chopped tomatoes added
Finely chopped tomatoes added

5. Add 1/4 of spicy green chutney above each puri.

Spicy green chutney added
Spicy green chutney added

6. Add 1/4 tsp of sweet red chutney above it.

Sweet red chutney added
Sweet red chutney added

7. Sprinkle red chilly powder above.

Red chilly powder sprinkled
Red chilly powder sprinkled

8. Sprinkle roasted cumin powder above it.

Roasted cumin powder sprinkled
Roasted cumin powder sprinkled

9. Sprinkle chaat masala powder above it.

Chaat masala powder sprinkled
Chaat masala powder sprinkled

10. Sprinkle little salt above.

Sprinkle salt above
Sprinkle salt above

11. Sprinkle few drops lemon juice above the puris.

Few drops of lemon juice added
Few drops of lemon juice added

12. Sprinkle finely chopped fresh coriander leaves above all the papids.

Finely chopped fresh coriander leaves sprinkled
Finely chopped fresh coriander leaves sprinkled

13. Finally add handful of sev above the papids evenly and serve immediately. If not  served immediately, the puris turn soggy

Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food
Sev Puri recipe | Mumbai street food

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