puri (chaat)
Last Updated : Dec 03,2021

What is puri for pani puri, golgappa ? glossary | benefits | uses | recipes |
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Also known as
chaat ki puri, golgappe ki puri, puri for pani puri

What is puri (chaat), chaat ki puri, golgappe ki puri, puri for pani puri?

Puri is a round and crisp deep-fried snack, commonly used in all-time favourite chaats like panipuri, sevpuri, dahipuri, etc. These small puris are easily available in the market but can be made at home too. Puris are made by combining semolina, wheat flour or plain flour, salt and oil, kneading into stiff dough, rolling, cutting into small puris and then deep-frying. Baking soda or any plain soda water is also added sometimes to make the puris more crisp and fluffy. These puris are then used to make a variety of chaat dishes.

How to select puri (chaat), chaat ki puri, golgappe ki puri, puri for pani puri

Usually these puris do not have manufacturing. So it is best to buy from a shop of vendor who has a good turnover. This ensures that puri will be fresh. However, avoid buying broken puris or puris with the stale smell of oil as they can be unpalatable.

Culinary Uses of puri (chaat), chaat ki puri, golgappe ki puri, puri for pani puri

Puris are commonly used as the base to make the evergreen favourite panipuri, also known as golgappa or gupchup.
Puris are also used to make other varieties of chaat like dahi puri, sevpuri, etc.
A variety of stuffing can be made to fill the puris, for different chaat preparations.

1. dahi puri recipe | dahi batata puri | how to make dahi puri | dahi batata puri street food | with 20 amazing images.

dahi puri recipe is a popular Mumbai street food. Made from deep fried puris which are stuffed with potatoes, moong sprouts, onions, chutneys and then topped with curds. Thats just the first part of making dahi batata puri street food. We further top it with chilli powder, cumin seed powder and then some sev to make the famous dahi puri chaat. 

After a round of spicy Pani Puris, eating dahi puri is the perfect way to soothe your palate. "dahi batata puri" are a favourite with children as well as with adults who cannot handle the fiery pani puri. 

2. Mumbai roadside pani puri | homemade pani puri| puchka | golgappa | with amazing 50 images

One of the most loved, very famous and tempting Mumbai street food that no one can resist to eat “pani puri”. Who doesn’t love Mumbai roadside pani puri? From kids to elderly people everyone loves eating the mouthwatering puchka. Pani translates to water and puri are puffed crispy dough balls which are hallow. The puri’s are made in different shapes and sizes across India. It is extremely famous in cosmopolitan cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. 

3. dahi batata puri is a famous Mumbai roadstyle dahi batata puri also known as dahi puri chaat.

dahi batata puri, an arrangement of tiny, crisp puris amidst a mélange of potatoes, ragda and a topping of miscellaneous chutneys and beaten curds! a cool dahi puri chaat treat that you might prefer over regular bhel or fiery pani puri on a hot summer’s day! This road side chaat is supremely flavourful. 

How to store puri (chaat), chaat ki puri, golgappe ki puri, puri for pani puri

Store puris in air-tight containers in a clean, dry place.

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