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Paanipuri Or Golgappa

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

  For Puris
2 cups 474mlVery fine semolina - (soji or rava)
  Salt to taste
  Oil to deep fry
  Puri cutter
  For Water
1   Water
1   Mint leaves
1/2   Coriander leaves
8   Green chillies - (8 to 10)
1   Pingpong ball sized lump tamarind
1 tablespoon 15mlJaljeera
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBlack salt
2 tablespoons 30mlJaggery
  Salt to taste
1/2 cup 118mlBoiled peeled chopped potatoes
1/2 cup 118mlChickpeas soaked overnight
1/2   Moong - (green gram) soaked overnight or sprouted
1/2 cup 118mlNon-sweet boondi
1 cup 237mlTamarind chutney. - (refer week on chutneys)

Recipe Instructions

For puris:

Mix soji, salt and enough water to knead a soft dough.

Stand covered with wet cloth for 15-20 minutes.

Take a fist sized lump and make a ball.

With the help of some dry maida or soji, roll into big thin rounds.

Cut small puris from it with the cutter.

You may use a sharp edged lid of a bottlle, if the size is alright.

Remove the frills formed and mix into remaining dough.

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry puris till very light brown and crisp.

Keep the puris covered with a moist muslin cloth if there is delay in


Drain and rest in a colander or over kitchen paper for awhile for oil to

dry out.

Store in an airtight container when cool.

For the spicy pani:

Wash and drain coriander and mint.

Put in a mixie.

Add all other ingredients except water.

Blend till a smooth paste is formed.

Mix into the water. Stir well for 3-4 minutes.

Strain with a sieve. Do not throw away the residue, refer note.

Place in fridge and chill for 2-3 hours.

For accompaniments:

Chickpeas: Pressure cook till done.

Potatoes: Skin jackets. Cut into tiny cubes.

Boondi: Dip in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain, press out and cool.

Add crushed jeera, salt and chopped coriander to each accompaniment and

mix well.

Put in bowls and place in fridge.

To serve:

Place the crisp cooled puris in a large platter.

Serve chilled water in deep bowls.

Place the accompaniments in centre to be taken as desired.

For newcomers to the world of pani puri.

A small hole is made with finger on one side of puri. Some of the

accompaniment is place in it.

Add enough tamarind chutney to water as per taste.

Dip the filled puri in the water and place in wide open mouth!!

Do not fill in advance and keep, it will turn soggy.

Making time: Puris- 1 hourPani - 20 minutesAccompaniments-20 minutes

Makes: Puris-35-40 puris Pani-1 litreAccompaniments-4-5 servings

Shelflife: Puris: 10-15 days in airtight containerPani-2-3 days in

refrigeratorAccompaniments-1 day

Note that making timings do not include pressure cooking, soaking and

chilling times.

Note: The residue left from straining the water may be used for masala in

ragda of ragda patties. For recipe of ragda patties look in week on


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