How to make PANI PURI -

Golgappa (Pani Puri) is a great Indian street food and everyone favorite. Easy to make and yummy in taste.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Puris (पूरियाँ), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for PANI PURI Recipe

  • Puris as required

  • Potatoes , boiled and peeled 4 medium

  • Moong sprouts ,blanched 1 1/2 cups

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Boondi 1/2 cup

  • Ragda 2 cups

  • Fried papdis as required

  • Sev to sprinkle

  • Imli Chutney

  • Tamarind ,soaked in warm water for 30 minutes 1 cup

  • Seedless dates ,soaked in warm water for 30 minutes 1 cup

  • Jaggery (gur) ,melted 1/4 cup

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Pudine ka Pani

  • Mint leaves 1 small bunch

  • coriander leaves 1/2 small bunch

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Ice cubes as required


Step 1

To prepare imli chutney, drain the excess water from tamarind and dates.

Step 2

Strain the tamarind in a bowl and squeeze to get the pulp.

Step 3

Grind dates alongwith some water into a smooth and thick puree.

Step 4

Add the date puree, melted jaggery, cumin powder, chilli powder and salt to the tamarind pulp and mix. Add 1 cup water and mix well.

Step 5

To prepare pudine ka pani, separate the mint leaves from the sprigs.

Step 6

Blend together coriander sprigs, mint leaves and broken green chillies alongwith some water into a smooth mixture. Transfer in a bowl.

Step 7

Add salt, cumin powder, chaat masala, black salt, pani puri masala, lemon juice and 4 cups water to the ground mint leaves mixture and mix well. Add few ice cubes and mix well.

Step 8

Mash the potatoes in another bowl. Add moong sprouts and mix. Add cumin powder, 1 teaspoon chaat masala, chilli powder, black salt and salt and mix well.

Step 9

Add salted boondi to pudine ka pani and mix well.

Step 10

Crack the top of each puri, put some radga, potato-moong mixture, pour some imli chutney and pudine ka pani and serve immediately.

Step 11

To prepare sukka puri, put some potato-moong mixture on fried puris, sprinkle some salt, chaat masala, black salt and sev on top and serve immediately.

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