Paani Puri


Paani Puri is very popular in India. It is one of the categories in Chaat dishes.


Paani puri stuffing

Ready-made paani puri box

1/2 cup boiled Kabuli Chana(chickpeas)

1/2 cup mashed potatoes.

1/2 chaat masala.

1/2 tsp cumin powder

1/2 tsp amchur powder

1/2 rock salt

1 tablespoon chopped onion(optional)

1 tablespoon chopped coriander

1 tablespoon Chopped tomato(optional)


  • Smooth all chickpeas and mash boiled potato
  • Mix all the ingredients.
  • It is ready to stuff in pani puri with red, green chutney and of course paani too.


Green chutney

1/2 cup coriander leaves

1 cup mint leaves

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 inch ginger

2 to 3 green chilies

salt to taste


  • Grind all from the ingredients to make a thick paste.
  • Add water if necessary.


Red dates and tamarind chutney


1/2 cup soaked dates

1/2 cup jaggery

1/4 cup tamarind pulp

1 cup of water

1 tsp ginger powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1tsp salt

1tsp red chili powder


  • Make a paste of dates and tamarind. I used ready tamarind pulp.
  • In a saucepan sieve, in this paste add jaggery, ginger powder, cumin powder, salt, chili powder.
  • Add water and cook till it reduces and thickens.
  • Let it cool.
  • It lasts for a month if stored in a glass jar and refrigerates.

Ingredients for Paani

1 Tbsp green chutney

1 cup of water

1 tbsp shev or boondi( I used shev) (Shev is a snack made from gram flour and fried making a long string shape with the help of the shev making instrument)

1/2 tsp chaat masala

1/2 tsp black pepper powder

1/2 tsp cumin powder

1/2 amchur powder

salt to taste


1) Double the proportion if required more quantity.

2) Can add or lessen the consistency you want adjusting the water.

Procedure to serve Pani Puri

  • Prick paani puri with a thumb to form a Cavity.
  • Fill the cavity with potato mixture, red and green chutney( according to taste you want) fill with paani and gobble. LOL


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