Puchka Recipe - A lips smacking version of pani puri.

This recipe is from the book Street Food.

Main Ingredients : Crisp Puffed Puris, Tamarind pulp

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Snack


Puchka Recipe - How to make Puchka


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Crisp Puffed Puris 40

  • Tamarind pulp

  • Tamarind pulp 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder roasted1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Filling

  • Whole black gram (sabut urad) boiled and soaked1/2 cup

  • Potato boiled and mashed2 large


Step 1

For the filling, place the boiled chane and boiled potatoes in a bowl. Mash the together with your hand. Place the tamarind pulp in a deep bowl.

Step 2

Add the salt, black salt, roasted cumin powder and red chilli powder and mix well. Stir in four cups of water. Add ice cubes and stir to mix.

Step 3

To serve, make a hole in the centre of each puri with your thumb; fill the puri with a little potato-chana mixture. Dip the puri into the tamarind water and serve immediately.

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