Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Puchka Kolkata Style Recipe

Puchka as it is called in Kolkata is the king of the Bengali style street food. It is the yummiest chat I have ever had and is ever green for all the seasons whether it’s a hot sunny day or a typical tropical rainy day J
Puchka’s for those who don’t know what it is, are Crispy Puffed Little Puris suffed with the spicy masala and tangy water all served together.


This easy to eat chat is also easy to make. Try this recipe at home and enjoy the taste of the street food in a hygienic way!
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Ingredients for Puchka Water:

Ingredients Quantity
Water 1500 ml
Tamarind Pulp 1/4 Cup
Black Salt(Kala/Lal Namak) To Taste
Mint & Coriander Handful
Green Chili 1 piece
Cumin Powder  1½ Tsp
Coriander Powder  1 Tsp
Pepper  ½ Tsp
Red Chili Powder  ½ Tsp
Lemon Juice  1 Tsp
Amchoor Powder 1 Tsp


Ingredients for Puchka Filling:

Potatoes/ Aaloo (boiled and mashed)
2 cup
Black Chick Peas/kala channa(boiled )
1 cup
Black Salt(Kala/Lal Namak)
2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder( sukhi lal mirch pici hui)
2 teaspoon
 to taste
Moodi Masala (optional)
2 teaspoon

Requirements to Serve Puchka:

• Ptalas/Small Platels

Method for Pani:

1) Take a deep bowl
2) Put tamarind pulp (imli ka rass) into it then add all the other ingredients along with the water and blend it.
3) Refrigerate and steer well before serving

Method for Filling:

1) Take a big bowl and add boiled Black Chick Peas (chana) to the potatoes and mash them well together.

2) Then put all the other powders into it and mix it finely

To serve make a little hole in the puris add the masala, dip it into the water and eat it in an authentic road side fashion on a patal (plates made of dry leaves)