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Pani Puri or Gol Gappa

What one should call it? This dish is famous all over India and is known by different names in different states.



Other names of Gol Gappa

  • Pani Puri – Mumbai & Maharashtra
  • Pani ke Bataashe – Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan
  • Phuchka – East India
  • Gup Chup – Odish & Jharkhand
  • Gol Gappa – North India
  • Pani Pataase – Madhya Pradesh, Haryana
  • Pakodi – Gujarat
  • Phoolki – Bihar

Every state or region has its own way of serving this dish. In Andhra Pradesh and Mumbai road side stalls serve this dish with boiled peas. In Bangalore & Rajasthan they serve it with raw Onions.

This dish is also eaten with curd and tamarind chutney.



My sister Shalini prepared at home.

Learn how to Make Gol Gappa

 Golgappe  Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sooji (Semolina )
  • ½ cup wheat flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda ( Powder )
  • Salt ( As per taste )
  • Oil ( Refined )

Paani Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Tamarind (Imli) Pulp
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tsp roasted Cumin Seed (Jeera) Powder
  • 1/2 cup  fine chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 3 Green Chilly (Hari Mirch)
  • Mint Leaves (Pudina Leaves)
  • 1 tsp Black Salt (kala namak )
  • 1 tblsp Boiled or un-boiled Boondi
  • Red Chilli ( As per taste )

Stuffing Ingredients:

  • 5 small or 3 medium boiled potatoes
  • 1 cup boiled dried yellow peas
  • salt
  • Green chutney

How To Make Golgappe ?

  • Mix sooji, flour, baking soda and salt. Now add warm water  to knead a stiff dough. Cover it with little wet cloth and keep it for 30-35mins.
  • Now make small equal 2 mm sized balls of the dough.
  • Roll out thin rotis. Make them round with the help of a round cutter.
  • Fry all small golgappas or small rotis in heated or hot oil.
  • Press  them in the center so they can puff up.
  • Take them out on a tissue paper  when get light brown like puri color.
  • Keep them aside and let them cool. Meanwhile prepare paani for paanipuri.

How To Make Pani ?

  • Grind coriander, mint leaves and green chillies and make paste.
  • Mix all the ingredients of the pani along with the paste. Add all the spices as per taste.
  • Stuffing : M yellow peas, mashed potatoes and salt. You can add green chatni or Hari chatani  of coriander leaves with it to make stuff spicy. 

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