How to make Cereal Bhel -

Bhel made with a medley of breakfast cereals.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cornflakes, Rice Crispies

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cereal Bhel

Cereal Bhel Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cereal Bhel Recipe

  • Cornflakes 1 cup

  • Rice Crispies 1 cup

  • Wheat flakes 1 cup

  • Onions finely chopped 3 medium

  • Tomatoes roughly chopped 3 medium

  • Masala dal 1/2 cup

  • Green chutney 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Tamarind chutney 3 tablespoons

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons + for garnishing


Step 1

Mix cornflakes, rice crispies and wheat flakes in a bowl.

Step 2

Add onions, tomatoes, masala dal, green chutney, tamarind chutney, green chillies, red chilli powder, salt and lemon juice. Toss well.

Step 3

Add two tablespoons coriander leaves and mix.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately garnished with coriander leaves.

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