Chanachur Bombay Mix with Onions, Chillies & Lemon

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Appears in
Brick Lane Cookbook

By Dina Begum

Published 2018

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Boishaki Mela is a festival which welcomes the Bengali New Year, and it weaves through Brick Lane every year with elaborate processions, music and dance. There’s something magical about public celebrations where everyone is welcome to join in. Street food stalls are an essential part of Boishaki and there’s always a long line of festival-goers queuing up for chanachur - one of my favourite snacks growing up. It’s very moreish: the crispy Bombay mix pastry softens