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October 12, 2010 11:49 am 1 comment
Pani Puri

Pani Puri

The PANI that is eaten with the puri is actually flavored water. Pani in hindi means water. Pani puri is one of the most popular street chaat dish liked by one and all. The water is prepared by combining few spices and poured into the puri stuffed with any of your favorite concoctions. The stuffing can be anything that you like which includes mashed boiled potatoes, boiled chickpeas, onions, yoghurt, chilli sauce, chopped tomatoes and fresh coriander leaves.

Pani puri is also commonly known as Gol guppa, Gupchup. The Pani for the pani puri differs from region to region and depends on the customers tastes. The pani prepared in Gujrat is a little sweet and Kolkata it is spicy. You can also eat the pani puri according to your tastes. If you want you have a spicy panipuri than you can add chilli sauce or else if you wish to have a little sweet panipuri you can add the sweet chutney.

The puri is a small fried crisp ball shaped made of flour and semolina. The hollow puri is slightly crushed on the top and filled with a little of mashed potatoes, chopped onions and sweet chutney, yoghurt then dipped in a chilled mint flavored tangy water, and eaten as a whole, in one mouthful. Few chaat vendors also use boondi, sev or sprouts for the stuffing. As you savor the pani puri, you can literally feel the explosion of flavors in your mouth, an assortment of crisp, tangy, spicy tastes.

Recipe: Pani pani poori

Summary: tanzy dipable sauce to go with baloons of dough

Ingredients

  • black salt – 0 – pinch
  • chilli pdr – 0 – as needed
  • coriander leaves – 0 – as needed
  • coriander pdr – 1/2 – tsp
  • cumin pdr – 1/2 – tbsp
  • gr chilli – 0 – as needed
  • mint – 0 – as needed
  • pepper – 0 – as needed
  • salt – 0 – as needed
  • tamarind – 1 -fl.oz

Instructions

  1. In a bowl add water, tamarind pulp, black salt, salt, pepper, red chilli powder,in a blender add green chillies,mint,coriader leaves make a paste and add to the water.mix well.

Cooking time (duration): 25

Diet type: Vegetarian

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: snack

My rating: 5 stars: ★★★★★ 1 review(s)

Recipe by Vahchef.


Making of pani is very simple. In a bowl, add water, tamarind pulp, black salt, dhania powder, cumin powder, chilli powder, pepper powder and a little sugar and mix well. Blend coriander leaves, mint leaves, a small piece of ginger, green chillies and blend it and mix in the water. Wow! The water would tastes of all flavors as black salt gives a nice tangy flavor, chilli and a little sweetish. It’s a lovely combination. It is also said that this pani is very healthy and good for digestion. It’s also best to make the panipuri and serve your family with the fresh chaat at home as the water used by the chaat vendors might not be mineral water. Rush and click the link on preparing of the pani for your panipuris. http://www.vahrehvah.com/Pani+pani+poori:3604

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