Recipe: Pani Puri or Golgappa


Ingredients of Pani Puri:

  • Maida- 1/2 cup
  • Rava- 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder- 1 pinch
  • Salt
  • Boiled and diced potatoes- 1/2 cup
  • Green gram- 1/4 cup (soak green gram for 6 hrs and pressure cook for 1 whistle)

How to make Pani Puri:

  • Mix the above ingredients with cold water and make it into a smooth stiff dough.
  • Close the dough with a wet cloth and set aside for 15 minutes.
  • Make small even sized (round biscuit size) balls from the dough and roll into small circles.
  • Put one by one in hot oil and press well with ladle to puff up.
  • Fry till crisp and golden brown.
  • Make a hole with thumb on top of each pani puri.
  • Put little cooked green gram, boiled potato & little sweet chutney and fill it with green chutney (pani).
  • Pani Puri is ready to serve.
  • Serve immediately.

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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