Pani Poori for Indian Cooking Challenge May ~ Sep 2010

Thursday, July 15, 2010

I'm Sending this to Srivalli Indian cooking challenge by linking it to Mr. Linky

Ingredients :

For Making Gol Gappe(poori)
Sooji/ Semolina : 3/4cup
Maida : 1tbsp
Oil : 1tsp
Salt : to taste
Oil : for deep fry

For Spicy Pani

Mint Leaves : 1/2cup
Coriander Leaves : 1/2cup
Tamarind paste : 1tsp
Salt : to taste
Ginger : 1inch
Green Chilies : 2
Cumin Powder(Roasted) : 1tsp
Kala Namak(black salt) : 1tsp

For Red Tamarind Chutney

Tamarind pulp : 1cup(soak tamarind(small lemon size) in 1cup of warm water , and extract the pulp)
Cumin Powder(Roasted) : 1tsp
Jaggery : 1/2cup
Red Chilipowder : 1tsp
Warm water : 2cups
Cloves : 2(opt)
Salt : To taste

For Filling :

Boiled Potato : 1
Boiled Chickpeas, Green peas : 1/cup
Chopped Onions : 1small
Tomatos : 1/2(optional)
Garam Masala Powder : 1/2tsp
Chat Masala powder : 1/2tsp
Salt : if required

Procedure : 

1. Combine Semolina, Maida and salt , add water and mix well. add oil and knead the dough(more stiffer than roti dough) . cover it with a wet cloth and leave it for 30min.

2.Now divide the dough into 3 or 2 equal parts an make a balls and roll them thin  like a roti(round). take a cookie cutter or cap of any bottle and cut it into a circles. as shown in fig

3.Heat Oil in  a pan and fry them till golden brown in a medium flame, take them out and place them on kitchen towel, to get rid of excess oil.
4. Let them completely cool down, then place in airtight container

For Making Spicy Water

 Put Mint leaves, Coriander leaves , ginger, chilies and cumin powder, black salt, salt and tamarind paste ,     add little water and blent into a smooth paste. Add water slowly by tasting it.allow it to cool

For Making Red Tamarind Chutney

 Strain the tamarind pulp, to it add jaggery,red chili powder, cumin powder and salt, put the mixture in a pan and heat for 5mins on medium flame, turn off  heat and allow it to cool
 NOTE :  i dint use the cloves. even though it tastes good
For Filling

1. Mix Boiled Potatos , salt, Cuminpowder, garam masala powder, keep aside
2. Add Chat masala powder, salt to the  boiled Chickpeas/Green peas . keep aside

3. Chop the onions and Tomatos.

Serve :

To serve, first step - Fill a poori with little Potato, Chickpea/green peas, onions. Add some  tamarind Chutney. Now dip the filled puri into the pani bowl(mint water)and scoop full of paani. serve immediately


Satya July 15, 2010 at 11:24 AM  

wow pani puri look awesome ...sooooooo tempting ,nice presentation too ...yummy yum

Swathi July 15, 2010 at 11:59 AM  

Pani poori looks really good. Nice one.

Priya July 15, 2010 at 12:47 PM  

Such a tempting pani puri, looks crispy and yummy, feel like having some..

Neetz July 15, 2010 at 1:07 PM  

yumyyyyyyyyyyyyy all time fav!!... bookmarked sure to make and will let u know dear :)

GayathriRaj July 15, 2010 at 1:36 PM  

Hey ah plate ippudee nenu kaali cheseyali ani thats a perfect one...naa fav....i miss that here in US.... :(
Manaki ikkada dhorikinaa ah perfect indian style taste miss authadhi kada....

Az July 15, 2010 at 1:44 PM  

Super yummy yaar... I can't believe you actually made the puris by yourself... super cool...

RV July 15, 2010 at 2:33 PM  

Am drooling here... Looks so perfect

Suja Sugathan July 15, 2010 at 10:14 PM  

Tempting pani puri..yummmy, yummy.

Sushma Mallya July 16, 2010 at 2:15 AM  

I love pani puri too but i have never done it from scratch...your post is inspiring me to do it soon...

Sekhar,  July 16, 2010 at 7:43 AM  

Pani Puri ela chestara ani oka Doubt undedi , eerojutho teeripoyindhi.Thanks

Yummy Team July 16, 2010 at 5:12 PM  

Perfect pani pooris..Great job!!

PranisKitchen July 17, 2010 at 12:05 AM  

wow how nicely u prepared and presented the pani puri.. very delicious its hard to find such a delicious puris anywhere in the shop.. yumm

Roshu July 18, 2010 at 12:32 PM  

ur presentation is excellent.....i shld surely pani poori ths weekend....visit my blog sometimes and pass on ur valuable suggestions..

Malar Gandhi July 19, 2010 at 9:30 AM  

Wow, pani poori from scratch, looks terrific. Awesome job, very tempting clicks.

Trupti July 19, 2010 at 9:42 AM  

pani puri looks very tempting

kitchen queen July 19, 2010 at 2:26 PM  

Hi u have a nice can visit my blog and give ur comments.

Prathibha July 20, 2010 at 12:15 AM  

first time here...pani poori looks most favorite chaat for ever...

Sanjeeta kk July 20, 2010 at 6:44 AM  

Lovely clicks and good recipe. Nice to be here, best wishes.

Sarah Naveen July 20, 2010 at 9:06 AM  

nice click..looks super yummy!!!

Srivalli July 20, 2010 at 12:53 PM  

Asha, sorry for the delay. Pani Puri has come out very well..thanks for joining!

Raina July 20, 2010 at 2:33 PM  

Very impressive plate. Looks delicious:)

Shabs.. July 20, 2010 at 3:01 PM  

Hi dear,
Thanks for stpping by my place and ur encouraging comments. Ur blog is lovely too...nice step by step pics....following u too:)...pani poori is one thing that i wanted to make....dono when i will be doing that though!


petite nyonya July 21, 2010 at 10:01 AM  

everything you've cooked look absolutely irresistible. that's because i love indian food and poori is in my long favorite list!

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