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Pani Puri Recipe | How to make Pani

Pani puri is one the most popular street foods. The Pani (pani means water ) we prepare for this Pani puri is very digestive and healthy drink. Whenever you feel bloated or having indigestion problem you can dilute and drink the Pani. The fillings for the poori can be Masal puri masala, or boiled potatoes, or you can use cooked mung beans, cooked garbanzo beans too… Here is the recipe to mouthwatering Pani Puri!

It has all the healthy ingredients. Few benefits of the ingredients are listed below.

Mint :

For indigestion ( you can chew on few leaves or make tea and drink)
Lever strengthening
Keeps the body cool (good to add few leaves while juicing in summertime)
For good dental hygiene and more
Cilantro/Coriander leaves:
Source of fiber, manganese and iron
Lowers cholesterol
Digestion
Vitamin K
Helps cure mouth ulcer and more

Cumin seeds:

Digestion
Respiratory problems
Common cold
Anemia
Keep the body balanced

Ginger:

Again good for digestion
Nausea
Anti Inflammatory
Tamarind:
Aiding digestion
Vitamin C
Rheumatism
Good source of minerals – copper,iron,magnesium and potassium

Jaggery:

Iron rich
Cleans liver
Blood purifier
Immunity booster and more

Ingredients:

To make the Pani:

  • 1  big bunch of Mint leaves
  • ½ cup cilantro/coriander leaves
  • ½ tsp black salt
  • 1 to 1 ½ inch fresh ginger
  • ¾ tsp Jeera/cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • Small key lime size tamarind (soak in water)
  • ½ tsp to ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 tbsp jaggery
  • 2 to 3 cups water

To Make the Pani Puri:

Method:

  1. Grind all the ingredients in a mixer to a fine paste. Add enough water to grind it.
  2. Make sure to remove seeds from tamarind.
  3. Transfer it to a big bowl or pan. Add water(around 2 cup pani)
  4. Mix it and taste it. Depending on the taste of the pani(too spicy, too strong ) you can add more water, tamarind or jaggery or salt.
  5. Now the pani is ready. Refrigerate for 4 to 5 hours or keep it aside for that much time.

To make Pani Puri:

  1. Tap the puri to make a whole.
  2. Put 1 or 2 tsp of masalpuri masala
  3. Put little sweet chutney and chopped onion,carrot and cilantro mix
  4. Pour a TBSP or More pani and eat the whole Puri
  5. Repeat the same procedure
  6. Enjoy the healthy and addictive Pani puri with family and friends.