Pani Puri is a famous Chaat item served in India. Its called by different names like Gol Gappa, Phuchka etc. The Puris are filled with Boiled Potatoes or Chick Peas, Chutneys and Spicy Water. Each of the filled Puris are eaten in one go. This was initially served as a street food but now a days you can find it in many Restaurants as well.
About 45 Puris
Pani or Spicy Water
| ||Mint Leaves - 1 Cup|| |
| ||Green Chillies - 3 or 4|| |
| ||Tamarind Paste - 3 tbsp|| |
| ||Lemon Juice - 3 tbsp|| |
| ||Black Salt - 1 tsp|| |
| ||Salt to taste|| |
| ||Ginger grated - ¼ tsp|| |
| ||Asafoetida - ¼ tsp|| |
| ||Cumin Seeds - 1 tbsp|| |
| ||Sugar - 1 tbsp|| |
| ||Black Pepper - ½ tsp|| |
| ||Water - 4 Cups|| |
| ||Puri|| |
| ||All Purpose Flour - ¼ Cup|| |
| ||Fine Semolina - ¾ Cup|| |
| ||Water - ½ Cup|| |
| ||Oil for deep frying|| |
To make Pani or Spicy Water
• Grind everything except Water into a smooth paste. If required add little Water while grinding.
• Mix this paste with the Water. Pani or Spicy Water tastes best when served chilled.
To make Puris
• Mix the All Purpose Flour and Semolina with Water to make a firm dough. Knead well and keep it covered for 15minutes.
• Divide the dough into 45 to 50 equal parts. Start rolling each of this into 2inch diameter circle. Place this over a damp cloth and cover it with another damp cloth.
• Meanwhile heat Oil in a pan, fry the these Puris in batches and drain them on a paper towel. These will be crisp and looks like a crispy ball.
To Serve Pani Puri
• Make a small hole in the Puri and stuff it with boiled potatoes or Chickpeas. You could top it with some grated Carrot. Fill the puri with Pani or Spicy Water and eat it at once!