Paani Puri

Ingredients (Translation)

For puris
3/4 cup fine rava
1/2 cup maida
Salt to taste
A pinch of baking powder

For filling
Green gram (whole) soaked for 6 hrs and cooked or boiled potatoes
Chat masala

For green chutney
1 cup mint leaves
1 green chilly
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1/2 cup coriander leaves

For sweet chutney

1 cup tamarind juice
1/2 cup grated jaggery
A pinch of salt
A bit of red chilli powder
2 tbsp dates syrup

Make a soft dough of rava, salt, maida, baking powder and water. Roll them into chapatis and use some round lid to cut small puris from it. Deep fry them till golden brown.

Grind all the ingredients of green chutney together with some water. Strain and store.

Boil all the ingredients of sweet chutney together to get a thick chutney.

To serve--

Make a hole in one side of the puri with a finger and fill half of it with boiled potatoes or green gram. Sprinkle some chat masala on it. Take a little green chutney and dilute it with some water and add sweet chutney to it. Serve.

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Rajitha said...

wow..u made puris sis used to make them when her kids were ittle as they could not put the whole puri in their thay are bis enough to eat...but i will pay u a visi when i come to india to eat all ur goodies :)

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Anamika said...

Hey easy craft
I like your blog and its content...and i cannot resist from making pani puri during these holidays. Am a fellow blogger from Botswana, with love for good recipes to try out.
Currently, am hooked to cakes but do make and try recipes,from the blogging community. Do visit my blog whenever you can and have wonderful new 2008.


One of My favourite chat items, i used to take in restaurants!

Cynthia said...

Happy holidays.

Laavanya said...

I just buy the puris and chutneys and just make channa and boiled potato.. so tis is someting i make when I'm super lazy. Yours is tempting me to try out the full version.

Sagari said...

yummy panipuri puris look good

Shivapriya said...

Wow, you made puris from scratch, u rock girl. So when do u want me to join u for puri party ;)

easycrafts said...

@ Rajitha...u are always welcome

@ Bindiya...thanks a lot

@ Anamika...I have seen ur blog and enjoyed it, although sometimes i maynt have time to comment. Beautiful decoration on the cakes

@ Raks Kitchen....Its not my fav, but i make it for other members of the family

@ Cynthia...Happy holidays to u too and a happy new year

@ Laavanya...Do try out this version and let me know

@ Sagari...thanks

@ Shivapriya...although it takes some time to make the preparations, the end result is super..u are always welcome

Gayathri said...

I m gonna try this, thanks for sharing

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