bhel poori

noun bhel poo·ri \ ˈbel-ˈpu̇r-ē \
variants: or bhel puri play \ˈbel-ˈpu̇r-ē\

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 CheshesGourmetSeptember 2004

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Origin and Etymology of bhel poori

borrowed from Hindi bhelpūrī, from bhel “mixture” + pūrīpoori


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