Tangy, sweet and and spicy all at the same time, Pani Puri showcases the best of Indian street food.
This recipe helps you recreate the famous street snack from scratch at home.
Also known as Golgappa or Phuchka, Panipuri or Paani Puri comprises a round, hollow puri, fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavored spicy, tangy and sweet water and a stuffing of potato, onion and chickpeas or garbanzo beans.
Pudina or Mint leaves add freshness to the tangy water or khatta paani in the Pani Puri, while Amchur, black salt and chaat or chat masala powder add the sourness.
Mashed potato and boiled chickpeas add meat to the stuffing. Make sure the stuffing is liberally sprinkled with coriander leaves and mint leaves.