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Pani Puri

Hanzala Khan
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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Who doesn't like enjoying crispy and hollow pani puri stuffed with masala made of potato, onion and drenched in sour and spicy mint flavored water? Country South Africa

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Indian
  • Blending
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. For puri
  2. 1 cup sooji (semolina flour)
  3. 3 tablespoon all purpose flour
  4. salt to taste
  5. Vegetable oil, for frying
  6. For Pani (Spiced Water)
  7. 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  8. 1 cup fresh mint
  9. 1 cup corriander
  10. salt
  11. 1/2 teaspoon black salt
  12. 1/2 teaspoon chat masala
  13. 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  14. 2 green chilies
  15. For Filling
  16. 1 cup dry yellow peas
  17. 1/2 turmeric powder
  18. 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  19. salt
  20. 1 large potato, boiled, peeled and cubed
  21. 1/4 cup tamarind concentrate
  22. onion cut in pices
  23. Sev


  1. For the filling
  2. Soak the peas in water overnight, and then drain
  3. Put the peas in a pot with the turmeric and baking soda and add enough water to just cover the peas
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer and cook until the peas are soft. Sprinkle with salt. Let the peas cool to room temperature.
  5. For Pani
  6. Make paste of cumin powder,mint, coriander, salt, black salt, chat masala, lemon juice and green chilies
  7. Once paste is ready add generous amount of water in it and refrigrate
  8. For Puri
  9. Mix together the sooji, all purpose flour and salt in a bowl. Add enough warm water and 1 tablespoon oil to make a soft dough. Cover and let it sit for about 30 minutes
  10. pour oil into a large pot. Heat the oil over medium heat
  11. Roll the dough into approximately 1 1/4-inch-diameter discs. Slip the discs into the hot oil one at a time flipping them with a slotted spoon as they puff up until light brown
  12. Drain on paper and let cool. They will become crispy as they cool.
  13. For Serving
  14. In a puri put small piece of bolied potato, add peas, onion, sev, tamarind concentrate, pani and enjoy this mouth watering pani puri

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   May-13-2018

One of my favourite dish.

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