Pani Puri, puchka, golgappe or patase is a most popular chaat served in almost all the states of India. Who doesn’t love those crispy deep fried puris filled with spicy potato masala and served with tangy pani. It’s tempting!! But have you ever tried pani puris with a twist of chocolate or modak? No? Then let’s play with flavors to make these authentic pani puris a little more tasty and unique.
1. Chocolate Shots: The best way to serve pani puri as a dessert. A bite of these chocolate filled puris dipped in warm chocolate milkshake will take you to heaven.
● Shredded chocolate
● Chopped walnuts
● Some sprinklers
● Chocolate shake
1. In a bowl, mix shredded chocolate and walnuts.
2. Now break each puri from centre and fill it with chocolate and walnuts mixture.
3. Fill it with chocolate milkshake.
4. Sprinkle some colorful sprinklers.
5. Serve the shots.
2. Warm Basoondi Shots: A unique twist given to the basic panipuris. Indulge in the sweetness of motichoor laddoos and basoondi with a crunch of salty puris.
● Motichoor laddoos (broken)
● Chopped almonds.
1. Take motichoor laddoos in a bowl and mash them with hands.
2. Break the puri from the centre and fill it with mashed motichoor laddoos.
3. Now fill the puri with basoondi.
4. Garnish with chopped almonds.
5. Serve and enjoy.
3. Pizza shots: A unique way of blending the italian flavors into Indian pani puri. The puris are loaded with fresh chopped vegetables and filled with cheese and baked like a pizza.
● 2 tbsp chopped onion
● 2 tbsp chopped bell peppers
● 2 tbsp chopped tomatoes
● 2 tbsp chopped mushrooms
● 4 tbsp grated cheese
● 4 tbsp pizza sauce
● Salt to taste
● Italian seasoning.
1. Take onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, bell peppers in a bowl and season them with salt.
2. Now break the puri from the centre, add a spoon full of pizza sauce in the puri.
3. Now add the chopped vegetables and fill the puri with grated cheese.
4. Sprinkle some italian seasoning on the top.
5. Bake the puris in a preheated oven for 3-4 mins at 180 degree Celsius.
6. Serve hot.
4. Fruity Punch Puris: Summer evenings cal for some juicy and chilled juices. Try this unique way of serving fruits with desi pani puris.
● 1 apple chopped
● 1 pear chopped
● 1 mango chopped
● 1 orange chopped
● pomegranate pearls.
● Mix fruit juice.
● ½ tsp black salt
● ½ tsp jeera powder
● Some chaat masala
1. Mix all the fruits in a bowl and add a black salt for seasoning. Sprinkle jeera powder amd chaat masala.
2. Break puris from the centre and add mixed fruit mixture into the puris.
3. Now fill the puris with fresh mix juice.
4. Sprinkle chaat masala on the top and serve.
Pro tip : Make sure to assemble all of these recipes at the time of serving, otherwise you will end up having soggy puris and all the crunch of the puris will be lost. Don’t forget to have a sip of sweet chocolate shake or the basoondi over the puri to have that extra hit.