Call it gol gappa, pani ke batashe, gupchup, phulki or pani puri. This mouth watering Indian snack is everyone’s favorite.
Most of us generally thinks that why waste so much time in preparing pani puri at home when it is easily available in almost every street. Before thinking this, you should consider weather that pani puri is healthy for you or not, weather the vendor is making it with clean hands or not. Lots of unhealthy things comes in our mind when we think about pani puri stall. So its better to prepare at home.
Here I’m sharing my recipe of pani puri, try it at your home and impress your friends and family members by its spicy, sweet or balanced taste.
- 24 puris (readymade or homemade)
- finely chopped onion
- boiled, peeled and mashed potato
- boiled chikpea
- Tamarind – jaggery chutney
FOR TEEKHA PANI
- Fresh coriander leaves – 2 cups
- Mint leaves – 1 cup
- Ginger roughly chopped – 1 inch
- Green chilies roughly chopped – 5-6
- Pani puri masala – 4 tsp
- Black salt – 1 tbsp
- Salt to taste
- Lemon – 1
FOR PANI PURI MASALA
- Cumin seeds – 25 gm
- Coriander seeds – 25 gm
- Red chilli powder – 25 gm
- Dry mango powder – 50 gm
- Black pepper powder – 10 gm
- Salt – as per taste
- Black salt -1 tbsp
- Asafoetida – 1 pinch
Roast cumin seeds and coriander seeds. Grind to powder and mix all other powder. Mix asafoetida and fill in the bottle.
METHOD FOR PANI
STEP 1 – Grind coriander leaves, mint leaves, ginger, green chillies with a little water to a fine paste.
STEP 2 – Pour into a bowl. Add pani puri masala , black salt and salt. Mix well.
STEP 3 – Add lemon juice, 3 cups water and ice cubes and mix.
Your teekha pani is ready serve it with puri, tamarind chutney, chopped onion, chick pea and boiled potatoes and enjoy the taste of your hands with your loved ones.