When it comes to street food in India, there is one snack that stands out for its tangy, spicy, and explosive flavors – Pani Puri.

Known by various names like Golgappa, Puchka, and Pani Patashi in different regions of the country, this iconic dish has won the hearts and taste buds of millions.

A Brief History:

Pani Puri traces its roots back to the Indian subcontinent, where it has been enjoyed for centuries. The dish has evolved over time, with regional variations adding unique flavors and textures.

It is believed that Pani Puri originated in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India and gradually spread across the country, becoming an integral part of Indian street food culture.


These small, crispy, hollow spheres are made from a mixture of semolina or wheat flour, salt, and water.

The dough is rolled into small circles and deep-fried until they turn golden brown and puff up.

The puris provide the perfect vessel to hold the tantalizing fillings and spicy water.

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