Puchka | Pani puri ๐Ÿ˜‹| Kolkata Style | Street Food | Weekend Spl ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Street Food : Starter : Kolkata style Pani puri : Puchka ๐Ÿ˜

Servings: 8 platesย 

Duration: 30 mins

Street food, most of the people like to have street food daily or weekly or once in a month because they are super ๐Ÿ˜‹ย yummy and mouth watering taste. In street food they are many different varieties of chaat/ Pani puri in different places all over India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

In India, they serve Pani puri, chat,Masala puri, Gobi Manchurian, fried pakoda, onion fritters, sweets, juices, etc., in street food for Evening snack

But Today I prepared a famous and relish street food special in Kolkata of course all over India thatโ€™s Pani Puri๐Ÿ˜‹ It is tangy, spicy and tasty and you like to have one more plate again, it’s an endless treat

Such a delicious street food I like to prepare at home with family on weekends. You can prepare this at weekends/ small party at home/ get together/ Bday treat/ can have it for no reason ๐Ÿ˜‰

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I used Store bought puriโ€™s, if you have so much time you can make them nicely at home else grab a prepared pack from store itโ€™s easily available. Soon, I will post how to make puriโ€™s for chaat/ Pani puri/ Masala puri

Let’s start with Ingredients and follows Procedure

Ingredients:

  • Puri’s – as required

Mint-Coriander paste:

  • Mint leaves – 1 cup – 30 -35 leaves
  • Coriander leaves – 1 cup – small bunch
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Ginger piece – 1 1/2 inch

Potato ๐Ÿฅ”ย Masala: Stuffing

  • Boiled potatoes – 4 – 500 gms( peeled off & mashed)
  • Onions – 1 medium- finely chopped
  • Black chickpeas/ kala Chana – 80 gms – boiled
  • Filtered paste( mint coriander) – 1/4 cup ( Explained in Procedure)
  • Chaat masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Aamchur powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly flakes – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – chopped
  • Lemon juice – 1 tb sp( optional )

Pani / Masala Pani ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Pani means water )

  • Mint-Coriander water – 750 ml
  • Tamarind extract – 250 ml ( soak in hot water upto 20 mins)
  • Red chilly flakes – 1/2 tsp
  • Chaat Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Aamchur powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – 1/2 tb sp
  • Sugar – 1 tb sp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Onion – finely chopped – 2 tb sp
  • Coriander finely chopped- 3 tb sp

Toppings:

  • Finely chopped onion – 1/4 cup
  • Kala Chana – 1/4 cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup

Procedure:

How to cook perfect Boiled Kala Chana?

  • Soak 80 gms of kala Chana in a bowl of water
  • Soak atleast 8-10 hrs
  • Add kala Chana in pressure cooker
  • Add 1 tsp salt and cook for 5 whistles
  • Let the pressure goes off
  • Open lid and strain water, take one Chana from it and press if it’s mashes easily and soft inside then it’s cooked well.. otherwise cook for more 2-3 whistles
  • Kala Chana cooked well & Keep aside
  • Boiled Kala Chana ready

Mint- Coriander paste:

  • Blend all mentioned mint coriander ingredients in a mixer grinder
  • Blend till smooth paste
  • Add 750 ml water in it and again whip it
  • Fliter the water in a large bowl
  • Keep water and filtered paste separately
  • Water (Pani) used in making Masala Pani and paste will be added in potato masala stuffing

Potato Masala stuffing:

  • In a deep bowl add mashed potatoes
  • All spices, salt, filtered paste, onion, kala Chana, lemon juice and coriander leaves
  • Mix well with hand and Keep it aside
  • Potato Stuffing ready

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Making Masala Pani:

  • In a big bowl Add tamarind extract & mint coriander filtered water
  • Add spices, salt, red chilly flakes, sugar, onion, coriander leaves
  • Mix well

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Assemble:

  • Puri’s
  • Masala pani
  • Potato Masala stuffing
  • Boiled & cooked Kala Chana
  • Toppings

Serving Pani puri / Puchka : ๐Ÿ˜

  • Arrange puri’s in a serving plate
  • Gently press at center of each puri ( Hallow)
  • Add 1 tsp potato stuffing in each puri
  • Add toppings, onion, kala Chana and coriander
  • Now fill 1-2 tb sp Masala Pani in each puri and eat immediately ๐Ÿ˜‹
  • Pani puri ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ
  • Happy cooking and enjoy your day ๐Ÿ™‚ Have Happy weekend

Step by step process shown below with pictures:

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Note:

  • Adjust spices and salt according to taste
  • Masala Pani – Taste wise – Which I prepared is perfect either not spicy or mild
  • I’m out of black salt, if available add 1/2 tsp in Masala Pani
  • Serves 1 litre Masala Pani and around 60 puri’s

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23 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Thanks for sharing an authentic Pani puri recipe, it looks absolutely delicious ! Have a wonderful weekend !!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you so much dear megala.. it’s so nice ๐Ÿ‘

      Liked by 1 person

  2. jyo says:

    This takes my taste buds on a journey of heaven ๐Ÿ˜€ superb Ramya โœŒโœŒ

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      So sweet of you jyo.. while having them I went to heaven…๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š

      Liked by 1 person

  3. it’s an amazing feeling having a Pani Puri session at home all by yourself… My family loves it every time. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you so much for sharing your lovely moment it’s makes me happy.. give it a try..you will definitely enjoy ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š

      Like

  4. Love Pani Puri, I am salivating at the moment, your pictures look so good.๐Ÿ˜‹

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Haha ๐Ÿ˜‚
      Thank you for stopping by ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š

      Like

  5. Dreamtemples says:

    A favourite of kids and adults alike! Thank you for detailed pictures and recipe!
    Sheela

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Yes dear.. everyone loves it.. thank you sheela ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

      Like

  6. Happy Vasant Panchami Ramya!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you dear…I wish you all good… Happy vasant panchami ๐Ÿ™‚

      Like

  7. Jyoti Rao :) says:

    Wowww Ramya โค am drooling here. Looks absolutely delicious and mouthwatering.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Lovely to hear.. ๐Ÿ˜
      Thank a lot dear..if possible make at home…enjoy as many puri’s as you can..๐Ÿ˜‰

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Jyoti Rao :) says:

        Yes Yes..Sure โค

        Liked by 1 person

  8. Bhavana says:

    My all time fav๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹.
    Loved making at home.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Good to know.. Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š

      Like

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