British Jhalmuri vendor wins hearts, Indian cricket fans queue up

Last Updated: Jun 12 2019 18:59
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CRICKET- British vendor Angus Denoon is winning hearts all over the internet with his signature dish ‘Jhalmuri’, a common street food of India known popularly in North India as Bhelpuri.

Indian fans enjoying the World Cup match between Virat Kohli lead India and Australia on Sunday at the Oval were in for a surprise after they found their favourite snack being sold outside the stadium.

Priced at £3.50, or Rs 310 the street food is served in the classic wrapping it is in India - a paper thonga, or a wrap made out of newspaper. It is made of puffed rice, spices, sliced cucumbers tomatoes, chutneys to add flavor.

Denoon says he learnt the art of making Jhalmuri in Kolkata and has been serving it since. He has also participated in various food festivals across Britian.

Denoon’s Jhalmuri Express was also subject of a documentary- 'The Jhal Muri Wallah of London: "Everybody Love, Love Jhal Muri Express"'