Chocolate Bhel  Recipe

Chocolate Bhel Recipe

5 min
2-3 People
15 min



Discovering the Chocolate Bhel was like stumbling upon a hidden treasure in the world of snacks. It happened during one of those impromptu gatherings with friends, where we were brainstorming ideas for a unique twist on traditional street food. Someone mentioned Chocolate Bhel, and instantly, my curiosity was piqued. Chocolate in bhel? It sounded unconventional yet intriguing, and I knew I had to give it a try. Little did I know that it would become an instant hit, winning hearts with its fusion of flavors and textures.





Recipe of Chocolate Bhel


Portions serving: 3-4 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Calories: 361 calories per portion





  • 200 grams Murmura (puffed rice)
  • 100 grams White Chocolate
  • 100 grams Dark Chocolate
  • 100 grams Corn Flakes
  • 20 grams Cashew Nuts
  • 20 grams Raisins
  • 10 grams Tutti Frutti
  • 1 small packet of Gems
  • 20 grams Candied Orange Peel
  • 30 ml Honey
  • 30 ml Strawberry Sauce
  • 40 grams Peanut Chikki
  • 30 ml Chocolate Sauce





1. Prepare Chocolate Coating:

  • Melt the white chocolate and dark chocolate separately using a double boiler or microwave until smooth.

2. Coat Murmura with Chocolate:

  • Divide the murmura into two equal batches. Chill one batch in the freezer.
  • Toss the other batch with melted dark chocolate until evenly coated. Repeat the same with melted white chocolate.
  • Spread the coated murmura on a parchment-lined tray and allow them to cool until the chocolate coating sets.

3. Prepare Ingredients:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine chopped candied orange peel, crumbled peanut chikki, corn flakes, tutti frutti, raisins, cashew nuts, and gems.

4. Mix Chocolate-Coated Murmura:

  • Once the chocolate-coated murmura has cooled and set, add it to the bowl with the other ingredients.

5. Add Honey and Strawberry Sauce:

  • Drizzle honey over the mixture and add strawberry sauce to infuse fruity sweetness. Toss gently to combine.

6. Serving and Presentation:

  • Serve the Chocolate Bhel in paper cones for a fun and street-food-like presentation.
  • Enjoy the delightful fusion of flavours and textures in every bite of this unique dessert.




About the Recipe:


Chocolate Bhel is a playful and innovative twist on the classic Indian street snack, Bhel Puri. It combines the savory elements of traditional Bhel Puri with the indulgent sweetness of chocolate, creating a delightful fusion that surprises and delights the taste buds. This unique recipe is perfect for those who love experimenting with flavors and enjoy the thrill of culinary adventures.


The key ingredients in Chocolate Bhel include puffed rice, sev (crunchy chickpea flour noodles), chopped vegetables, and of course, chocolate. The savory ingredients are mixed with melted chocolate and flavored with spices like chaat masala and cumin powder, adding a delightful kick to the sweet and savory combination.



Cooking Tips:


  1. Use good quality chocolate for the best flavor. Dark chocolate works well for its rich and intense flavor, but you can also use milk or white chocolate according to your preference.
  2. Mix the melted chocolate with the savory ingredients while it's still warm to ensure that it coats everything evenly.
  3. Customize the recipe to suit your taste by adding your favorite nuts, dried fruits, or even a sprinkle of chili powder for an extra kick.
  4. Serve Chocolate Bhel immediately after preparing to enjoy the crunchy texture of the puffed rice before it softens.



Pairing Guide:


Chocolate Bhel pairs wonderfully with a variety of beverages and snacks. Here are some suggestions:


  • Pair it with a cup of hot masala chai for a classic Indian snack experience.
  • Serve it alongside a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent dessert.
  • Pair it with a glass of chilled milkshake or smoothie for a refreshing treat.
  • Enjoy it on its own as a crunchy and satisfying snack anytime.


Experiment with different combinations to find your favorite pairing and enjoy the unique flavors of Chocolate Bhel!




Frequently Asked Questions about Chocolate Bhel:


  1. Can I use any type of chocolate for making Chocolate Bhel?

    • Yes, you can use dark, milk, or white chocolate according to your preference. Dark chocolate is recommended for its rich flavor.
  2. Is Chocolate Bhel a sweet or savory snack?

    • It's a combination of both! Chocolate Bhel combines the sweetness of chocolate with the savory flavors of traditional Bhel Puri.
  3. Can I add nuts and dried fruits to Chocolate Bhel?

    • Absolutely! Feel free to customize the recipe by adding your favorite nuts, dried fruits, or even a sprinkle of chili powder for an extra kick.
  4. How long does Chocolate Bhel stay fresh?

    • It's best enjoyed immediately after preparation to retain its crunchy texture. However, you can store it in an airtight container for up to a day.
  5. Can I make Chocolate Bhel ahead of time for a party?

    • While it's best enjoyed fresh, you can prepare the components ahead of time and assemble them just before serving to maintain the crunchiness.
  6. Can I omit the spices if I prefer a milder flavor?

    • Yes, you can adjust the spices according to your taste preferences or omit them altogether for a milder flavor profile.
  7. What vegetables can I add to Chocolate Bhel?

    • Common vegetables used in traditional Bhel Puri like chopped onions, tomatoes, and cilantro work well in Chocolate Bhel.
  8. Can I use store-bought Bhel mix instead of making it from scratch?

    • Yes, you can use store-bought Bhel mix as a shortcut, but making it from scratch allows you to customize the flavors according to your taste.
  9. Is Chocolate Bhel a healthy snack option?

    • While it's a delicious treat, Chocolate Bhel is best enjoyed in moderation as it contains chocolate and other indulgent ingredients.
  10. Can I add additional toppings to Chocolate Bhel?

    • Absolutely! Get creative with your toppings and add anything from crushed cookies to marshmallows for extra flavor and texture.


Enjoy the delightful fusion of flavors in Chocolate Bhel, a snack that's sure to surprise and delight with every bite!