Definition of bhel poori
: a mixture of puffed rice, crispy chickpea noodles, vegetables (such as onion and potato), and savory sauces that is eaten especially as a snack in India In the end, though, this is a vegetarian city, and the … crunchy bhel pooris you'll find at countless snack shops around town are among the most satisfying things you'll eat. — Jay Cheshes, Gourmet, September 2004
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Origin and Etymology of bhel poori
borrowed from Hindi bhelpūrī, from bhel “mixture” + pūrī poori
First Known Use: 1950
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