bhel poori

bhel poo·​ri | \ˈbel-ˈpu̇r-ē \
variants: or bhel puri \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 Cheshes, Gourmet, September 2004

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First Known Use of bhel poori

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bhel poori

borrowed from Hindi bhelpūrī, from bhel “mixture” + pūrī poori

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