Recipe: Puchka

Check out the Bengali styled Pani Puri recipe.

Ingredients for Pani

1 ltr water
½ tsp chilli powder
½ chaat masala
½ tsp jeera powder
½ tsp dhaniya podwer
1 ½ tsp tamarind pulp
Salt to season
15 gms Dhaniya leaves
15 gms pudina leaves
2 green chillis

Ingredients for the filling

1/2 cup boiled black white peas.
3 potatoes, boiled and mashed
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon kala namak
Salt to taste


Chop Dhaniya and Pudina leaves and grind them in a mixer jar along with the green chillies.

Now add this mixture to 1 litre water. Then add all the masala powder and tamarind pulp. Then add salt to taste.

Add the peas and the masala powders to the mashed potatoes.

Mix well after adding kala namak and salt as required.

Keep ready some readymade puris that are easily available in the market.

Now dig a small portion out of the puri, stuff the potato mixture and fill it with the spicy water.

Puchkas are ready to be served.

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