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Paani Poori


Paani Poori

Paani Poori



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We promise you'll never hit those street stalls again once you make paani-puri at home with this simple recipe. Fresh, flavoursome and right in the comfort of your homes!


  • For the Paani:

    1 cup sonth chutney

    2 cups firmly packed mint leaves

    75 gm coriander leaves - ground together

    6-7 green chillies

    2 Tbsp roasted and powdered cumin seeds

    1 Tbsp salt

    1 tsp chilli powder

    8 cups water

    For the Sonth ki Chutney:

    100 gm tamarind-soaked in warm water for half an hour at least

    3/4 cup broken up jaggery

    2 tsp salt

    1 tsp powdered black rock salt

    1/2 tsp garam masala

    1 tsp powdered dry ginger

    1/4 tsp powdered black pepper

    1/4 tsp chilli powder

    1 tsp chaat masala

    Paani Poori:

    24 puffed papri

    1 cup boiled and diced potatoes

    1 cup boiled chick peas

    Paani Poorie ka Paani


For thePaani:

Mix all the ingredients together, chill and serve.

For the Sonth ki Chutney:

Strain the tamarind through a strainer, adding water, to facilitate this.

Add enough water to the pulp, to make it into a pouring consistency.

Mix in the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil, lower the heat, and let it simmer, stirring occasionally, till it thickens a bit.

For eating the Paani Poori:

Break a hole in the center of the thinner side of the poorie, and fill with a little potato and chick pea and sonth if so desired, then fill with the paani and eat the whole poorie immediately.

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Key Ingredients: Dry ginger powder, mint leaves, coriander leaves, Green chillies, cumin seeds, salt, red chilli, tamarind, jaggery, rock salt, garam masala, black pepper, potatoes, chickpeas