A Must Try Very Famous and Yummiest Gol Gappay Recipe

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Today, I’m here with another famous gol gappay recipe. They’re very popular spicy street food in Pakistan and India. Gol Gappay is known as a very famous Asian snacks. In some cities, people also called it pani puri. In Pakistani streets, you will find lots of stalls of gol gappay. Some cities like Islamabad serve it with ketchup. Making them at home allows you to customize their fillings.

So, what are you waiting for? Here is an authentic and tasty gol gappay recipe.

Pani Puri

Ingredients for dough:

Semolina (Sooji) – 1 cup

Plain refined flour (Maida) – 2 tablespoon

Baking Soda – ¼ teaspoon

Warm water

Oil for frying

Ingredients for green chatni:

Green chilies – 4 or 5

Green Coriander – ½ Bunch

Mint Leaves – ½ Bunch

Black Salt – ½ teaspoon

Roasted white cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon

Garlic – 1 clove

Ingredients for sweet & sour chatni:

Tamarind pulp – 1 cup

Sugar – ½ cup

Black Salt – ¼ teaspoon

Dry ginger powder – ¼ teaspoon

Red chili flakes – ¼ teaspoon

Roasted white cumin seeds (crushed) – ¼ teaspoon

Chat Masala – ¼ teaspoon

Water – 1 cup

Ingredients for Spicy & Sour water:

Water – 6 cups

Tamarind pulp – 1 cup

Mint leaves – ¼ bunch

Chat Masala – 2 tablespoon

Salt – As required

Black Salt – ½ teaspoon

Roasted White cumin seeds powder – ¼ teaspoon

Red chili powder – 1 teaspoon

Carom Seeds – ¼ teaspoon

Dry ginger powder – ¼ teaspoon

Tatri (lemon salt) – ¼ teaspoon

Ingredients for Gol Gappay Filling:

Potato (Boiled and chopped in medium size) – 1 cup

Bondi (Soaked in water) – 1 cup

Chickpeas (Boiled) – ½ cup

Onion (Chopped) – 1 medium size

Tomato (Chopped) – 1 medium size

Green Chilies (Chopped) – 4 to 5

Salt – as required

Red chili flakes – ½ teaspoon

Green Coriander (Chopped) – ¼ bunch

Chat Masala – ¼ teaspoon

Pani Puri

Making of gol gappay:

Step 1:

Preparing Gol Gappa (Puri)

Add 1 cup semolina (Sooji), 2 tablespoons plain refined flour (Maida), and ¼ teaspoon baking Soda, and mix it well.

Now add some warm water as required and knead well until you get a soft dough. Cover the dough with a wet cloth for 20 to 30 minutes.

Now make small balls from the dough. Roll small dough balls and make thin roti. Now shape it into small circles with the help of a round cutter.

Cover these small round circles with a wet cloth for 10 to 15 minutes.

Take a small frying pan, add cooking oil, and put it on high flame for frying puri.

Now start adding small thin circles in heated oil one by one, flip and press them slowly, until you get crispy and golden puri.

Set them aside and let them cool down.

Step 2:

Preparing Green Chatni:

Put 4 to 5 green chilies, ½ bunch of green coriander, ½ bunch of mint leaves, ½ teaspoon black salt, ½ teaspoon roasted white cumin seeds, and 1 garlic clove in a grinder. Grind it well and set it aside.

Step 3:

Preparing sweet & sour chatni

Add 1 cup tamarind pulp, ½ cup sugar, and 1 cup water to a frying pan. Put it on high flame and cook for 4 to 5 minutes until it gets thick.

Now add ¼ teaspoon black salt, ¼ teaspoon dry ginger powder, ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes, ¼ teaspoon roasted white cumin seeds (crushed), and ¼ teaspoon chat masala and mix it well and let it cook on a medium flame for more than 2 minutes.

Turn off the flame. Set it aside and let it cool.

Step 4:

Preparing Spicy & Sour water:

Take a small pot; add 2 cups of water, 1 cup of tamarind pulp, ¼ mint leaves, 2 tablespoon chat masala, salt to taste, ½ teaspoon black salt, ¼ teaspoon roasted white cumin seeds powder, 1 teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon carom seeds, ¼ teaspoon dry ginger powder, ¼ teaspoon tatri (lemon salt), mix it well and put it on high flame for 5 to 10 minutes until the water gets boiled.

Now strain this water with a strainer and add 4 cups of water. Put it in a fridge and let it chill.

Step 5:

Preparing filling for gol gappay:

Take a medium-sized bowl. Add 1 cup of boiled and chopped potato, 1 cup of bondi (after bondi gets soft, separate it from water by pressing it softly), ½ cup b boiled chickpeas, 1 medium-sized onion (chopped), 1 medium-sized tomato (chopped), 4 to 5 green chilies (chopped), salt to taste, ½ teaspoon red chili flakes, ¼ bunch of green coriander (chopped), and ¼ teaspoon chat masala. Mix all the ingredients well.

Pani Puri Recipe

Step 6:


Make a small hole in the center of gol gappa (puri). Fill it with potato filling. Add some green chatni and sweet & sour chatni. Dip it into spicy & sour water and fill puri with this water.

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