Pani Puri, how to make pani puri at home

Pani Puri, how to make pani puri at home

how to make pani puri at home

Serves – 3

Ingredients

For dates and tamarind chutney

  • ¼ cup seedless dried tamarind
  • 6-8 seedless dates
  • ¼ cup jaggery
  • ½ tsp of roasted cumin seeds
  • Water as needed
  • ¾ tsp of red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste

For ‘pani’

  • Green chillies – 2-3
  • Mint leaves – 15-20
  • Store bought pani puri masala – 2 tsp
  • Little salt
  • ½ litre water

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For assembling

  • Store bought puris – 45-50
  • Boiled and mashed potato (with little red chilli powder)
  • Kala chana / black chickpeas (pressure cooked with little salt)
  • Nylon sev – 1 cup
  • 2 onions (finely chopped)
  • Handful of fresh coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • Tamarind and dates chutney and ‘pani’

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To make Dates and tamarind chutney

how to make pani puri at home

  • In a mortar and pestle, grind roasted cumin seeds to a coarse powder.
how to make pani puri at home
  • In a bowl, mix the tamarind and jaggery with warm water.
  • Press the jaggery with spoon, so that it dissolves in tamarind pulp.
  • Strain this tamarind and jaggery extract into seedless dates.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Add red chilli powder, salt and freshly ground cumin powder.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Grind them to a smooth paste.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Add water and adjust the consistency. Keep the consistency medium thick.

To make ‘Pani’

how to make pani puri at home

  • Grind green chillies and mint leaves with little bit of salt.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Add green chillies and mint paste into the water.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Add pani puri masala and little salt.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Stir and pani is ready.

Assembling the pani puri

how to make pani puri at home

  • Chop the onion and fresh coriander leaves.
  • Crack the top of the puri with your thumb.
  • Add the boiled potato filling.
  • Then add some cooked kala chana and some onion.
  • Pour dates and tamarind chutney.
  • Then fill puris with pani.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Sprickle fresh coriander leaves and top them with sev.
how to make pani puri at home
  • Serve it immediately.