Definition of bhelpuri in English:

Share this entry

bhelpuri

Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪlˌpuːri/

noun

[mass noun]
An Indian dish of puffed rice, onions, spices, and hot chutney.
Example sentences
  • That even the Indians who live there occupy different rungs on the socio-economic ladder, should surprise nobody, even those of us who only visit to eat bhelpuri and to stock up on bhindi from Oak Tree Road.
  • If you can whip up a decent bhelpuri rest assured you will make a living in Mumbai city.
  • A snack with almost iconic status in Western India, bhelpuri is low-fat, nutritious and delicious!

Origin

From Hindi bhel 'mixture' + pūrī 'deep-fried bread'.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: bhel|puri

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.