The Panipuri also known as Gol gappa, where the term is used in Western India, India, is a popular street snack inIndia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It consists of a round, hollow puri, fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavored water ("pani"), tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion and chickpeas. It is small enough to fit the entire mouth and known as the popular street food of india.
Gol Gappa is most known in North India. The name 'gol gappa' refers to the crisp sphere (gol) that is placed in the mouth and eaten (gappa) one at a time. Pani comes from the Hindi word for water and puri (or poori) is the name of an Indian bread made by deep frying in oil.
In most parts of India, a panipuri is made with flavoured water. Some examples are imli ka pani (tamarind in water), nimbu ka pani (lemon juice in water), pudine ka pani (mint in water) and khajur ka pani (dates mixed in water). In West Bengal, Odisha, Mithilanchal part of Bihar and the southern part of Jharkhand and many people enjoy panipuris containing no sweet but with tamarind juice and spicy mashed potato.
Take ice cold water in a bowl and mix all the ingredients from green chutney to jeera powder. There are no hard rules regarding the measurement. You can taste the pani and add more or less of chutney or spice powder. Chill for an hour for the flavors to get blended well with the pani.
So now our pani/spiced water for pani poori is ready.
Pooris - 15 pooris - These pooris are available in supermarkets, so you do not have to strain yourself making these pooris.. You can get it ready made.