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Pani Puri Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 10:30:00 PM

Pani Puri is a famous Indian street food which has a sweet and sour taste loaded with crunchy outer Puri. This recipe can be made in no time, this makes a beautiful chat recipe which is enjoyed by all groups of people. Lets get started.

Please click here to watch Pani puri recipe in Tamil - Madras Samayal

Serving Size           : 4 people

Preparation Time  : 30 minutes

Cooking Time        : 30 minutes

Difficulty: Spice
Quantity Ingredients for Pani puri Recipe

For Green Chutney
1/2 cup Mint leaves
1/2 cupCoriander leaves
1/2 inch Ginger 
2-3 Green Chilies
1 Lemon 
1/4 tsp Pepper
1 tspCumin powder

Salt to taste

For Tamarind Chutney
10-12  strand Tamarind (1 cup)
5-6 Dates
1/4 cup Jaggery
1/2 tspChili powder
1/4 tspSalt 

For Puri
1 cup Rava /  Semolina (160g)
2 tbsp Maida
1/2 tspSalt
1/3 cup Water (approx)

For Masala
1/2 cup cooked Chickpea
boiled Potato
1/2 cup Chopped Onion
1/2 cup Coriander leaves
1/2 tsp Cumin powder
1/2 tspChili powder

Salt to taste

Cooking Method

Step 1) Lets start with making Puri for Pani poori. Into a mixing bowl add Rava, maida, salt and gradually add water to make a stiff dough. Knead the dough for  minimum 5 minutes and cover it with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Step 2) Green Chutney /  Pudina chutney. 
Into a blender add mint leaves, Coriander leaves, Green chilies, Ginger, Pepper powder, cumin powder salt and lemon juice. Add required water and grind it to a smooth paste. Pass it through a filter and then add more water.

Step 3) Tamarind Chutney:
Soak the tamarind in water for 15 minutes and squeeze the pulp, add it to a pan and also add in dates, jaggery, chili powder and required salt. Let it boil for sometime. Once it thickens turn off the heat and let to cool. Grind it to a fine paste and keep it aside.

Step 3) Divide the dough into 2 portions and roll it thin. Cut cricles anf fry in on medium hot oil. Make sure to fry it until crispy / golden.

Step 4) Masala for Pani Puri.
Into a mixing bowl add potatoes and mash well. Then add in cooked chickpeas, cumin powder, chili powder, salt, chopped Onion, coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 5) Assembling:
Crack oped top of the puri and stuff the potato masala then tamarind chutney and the dip it in Pudina water and enjoy !!!!!!!!!

That's it our delicious Pani puri is ready to be served, Before serving garnish with sev and some coriander leaves on the top. Serve it immediately to maintain freshness and crispiness.


About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


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