Pani puri/ golgappas

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(Pani is water and puri's are crispy Indian sphere bread) These puri's are served with filling and tangy water in it. They are everyone's favorite from Indian Street food. Now a days we get pani puri's all over the world.



Maida/all-purpose flour 1/4 cup
Urad dal flour 2 tbsps
Ravva/semolina/sooji (very fine variety) 1 1/2 cups
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Water for kneading
Oil for deep frying

Mint Water

Half a bunch of mint
half a bunch coriander
2-3 green chillies
salt to taste
Cumin seeds
black salt
fresh ginger
red chilli powder
mango powder
black pepper powder
11/2 to 2 ltr cold water

Tamarind chutney

Tamarind 1 cup
Jagger 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
Dry Roasted cumin powder 1 tsp
Warm water 2 cups
Salt to taste


Step 1


Method :

Combine all the mentioned ingredients (except oil for deep frying), adding water slowly and make a dough. Leave aside covered with damp cloth for 30 mts. (very imp step)
Knead the dough again. Pinch off some dough and make very small balls. Roll out small thin roti.

Heat enough oil for deep frying in a heavy bottomed vessel. It should be on medium high (the oil should not be piping hot) and once its hot, slide few rotis into the hot oil and using the back of the ladle, press in the center and along the edges and you will find it will puff. Flip over and fry the other side till light golden brown. Don’t fry too much as it will turns too dark. Remove on to absorbent paper.

Cool and store in an air tight container and use when required.

Step 2

Mint Water

Method :

Blend all the Ingredients with little water first, make a paste then add remaining cold water and adjust your taste.

Add salt, red chilli powder, dhanajeera powder and fresh finely chopped coriander. mix well and keep aside.

Step 3

Tamarind Chutney

Method :

Extract the pulp from tamarind.
To tamarind pulp add jaggery, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder and salt.

Step 4

Sprouts/potato/boondi fillings

Boil potatoes peel it and chop it into small cubes.
You can use boondi for filling.
White peas soaked in water over night and then cook it in cooker.
Same you can do with sprouts.

Step 5

How to have pani puri

Make a small hole in the center of the Puri
Add a tsp of mashed boiled potato / Channa in the middle of the puri. Add a little of the red tamarind Chutney. Dip it in the spicy water / pour some spicy water in it
Gulp it down.

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