Spicy Paunk Bhel

A quick and easy bhel recipe made using kaccha jowar or sorghum This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Spicy Paunk Bhel

Main Ingredients Raw sorghum (paunk), Medium onion
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Spicy Paunk Bhel

  • 1 1/2 cups Raw sorghum (paunk)
  • 1 Medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 Medium tomato finely chopped
  • 1 Medium potato boiled, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Raw mango finely chopped
  • 5-6 to garnish Papdis
  • 2-3 tablespoons Sweet tamarind chutney
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Mint chutney
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespo to garnish Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 10-12 stalks Green garlic chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Thick yogurt
  • to garnish Pepper sev


  1. Take raw sorghum in a bowl, add onion, tomato, potato and raw mango. Crush papdis and add them to the bowl, add sweet tamarind chutney, mint chutney, chaat masala, salt, lemon juice, coriander leaves, green garlic stalks and yogurt and mix well.
  2. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with pepper sev, papdi and coriander leaves. Serve immediately.