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My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

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Bombay’s claim to street food fame. No one has yet come up with a reliable answer to where and when bhel originated. I know it was well entrenched in my grandparents’ time, when it probably had more of the allure of the forbidden than it has today. Bhel has now become almost pan-Indian, and for both good and bad has gone beyond its street and beach origins. You can now be served bhel in the luxurious surroundings of India’s poshest clubs and hotels, and you can get it i