Pani Puri

  • on March 2, 2021
  • Likes!
Paani Puri

For Pani Puri Stuffing
2 to 3 medium potatoes
1 small to medium onion – optional
1 to 1.5 tbs chopped coriander leaves
1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
1 teaspoon chaat masala powder
¼ teaspoon red chili powder, optional
black salt or regular salt as required

For Pani Recipe
½ cup chopped mint leaves
1 cup  chopped coriander leaves
1 inch ginger,  chopped
2 to 3 green chilies,  chopped (for a less spicy pani, add about 1 green chili)
1 tbsp tamarind
4 tbsp grated or powdered jaggery or sugar or add as required or 2 tbsp chopped seedless dates & 2 tbsp powdered jaggery, the sweetness can be adjusted as per your taste
1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
1 teaspoon chaat masala powder
1/2 cup water, for grinding
1 to 1.25 cups water to be added later, add water as per the consistency you want
1 to 1.5 tbsp boondi (fried tiny gram flour balls), optional black salt or regular salt as required

Other Ingredients
24 to 30 puris, you could buy these puris readymade or make them at home
1 small bowl of tamarind chutney or tamarind dates chutney – optional

Making Pani Puri Stuffing
1. Boil the potatoes till they are cooked completely.
2. Peel them and then chop them.
3. Finely chop the onion if using it.
4. In a small bowl, mix the potatoes, onions, coriander leaves, cumin powder, chaat masala powder and black salt or regular salt. Mix well and keep aside.

Making Pani For Pani Puri
1. In a blender add all the ingredients mentioned above for the pani.
2. Add water and grind to a fine chutney.
3. Remove the green chutney in a large bowl. Rinse the mixer jar with ½ cup water first and then add this water in the bowl. Then add ½ to ¾ cup more water.
4. Mix well. Check the seasoning. Add more salt or jeera powder or chaat masala or jaggery if required. If you want a thin pani, you could add some water. But keep on checking the seasoning, as per your taste.
5. Add the boondi to the pani.
6. You can chill the pani in the fridge or add some ice cubes to it.

Making Pani Puri
1. Crack the top of the puri with a spoon.
2. Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of the boiled potato-onion filling in the poori.
3. Stir the green pani first and then add it in the poori. Optionally you can add some sweet chutney in the puri. 
4. Serve the pani puri immediately.
5. You can also make individual portions with the puris, potato-onion mixture and the pani. Let the individual assemble the pani puri for himself/herself as per his/her taste.😉😁

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Don't Miss! random posts ..