Panipuri

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Panipuri
Panipuri, Golgappa, Phuchka.jpg
Alternative namesPaani patashi (Haryana)
Pani ke batashe (Uttar Pradesh)
Fulki (Madhya Pradesh)
Golgappa, gol gappay or gol gappa (Delhi, Punjab)
Phuchka (Bihar, Jharkhand, Nepal, Bengal)
Phuska/Puska (Assam)
Fuska (Sylhet and Chittagong)
Gup-chup (Odisha, Chhattisgarh)
Pakodi (Gujarat)
TypeSnack
Place of originIndian subcontinent
Main ingredientsFlour, spiced water, onions, potatoes, chickpeas

Panipuri (About this soundpānīpūrī ) or Phuchka (About this soundPhuchka ) is a type of snack that originated in the Indian subcontinent.[1]

It consists of a round or ball-shaped, hollow puri (a deep-fried crisp crepe), filled with a mixture of flavored water (known as imli pani), tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion or chickpeas.[2][3]

Names[edit]

Panipuri's name varies depending on the region. In Haryana it is known as paani patashi; in Madhya Pradesh fulki; in Uttar Pradesh pani ke batashe/padake ; in Assam phuska/puska and pakodi; in parts of Gujarat, Gup-chup in parts of Odisha, Phuchka in Bihar, Nepal, Jharkhand, Bengal and Chhattisgarh.[4]

Phuchka (or fuska or puska) differs from panipuri in content and taste. It uses a mixture of boiled gram and spiced mashed potatoes as the filling,[4] and is tangy rather than sweetish while the water is sour and spicy.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tarla Dalal, Chaat Cookbook., Gardners Books, 2000, 116 p. (ISBN 978-81-86469-62-0
  2. ^ Ramprasad, Gayathri (2014). Shadows in the Sun: Healing from Depression and Finding the Light Within. Hazelden. p. 260. ISBN 978-1-61649-531-2.
  3. ^ Pani Puri recipe in Veg Recipes of India
  4. ^ a b "11 Different Names For Your Favourite Pani Puri". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 12 June 2017.