It’s sometimes surprising how you will find an English name of something so crudely Indian and so regional that there are different names of it in India itself.
However, there is no limit to the creativity of people and we do have multiple names of pani puri in English.
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It is called Golgappa in Hindi, and lot of people find it confusing when they hear the name ‘Pani Puri’ for the first time.
It’s a street snack available everywhere in North India and often is the favorite street food of girls.
The Panipuri consists of a round hollow pancake of wheat or semolina which is fried crisp and bloats to make an almost spherical form. It is filled with flavored water that includes tamarind, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion, chickpeas. Sometimes, five to seven types of waters are made with different spices having different flavors.
|पानी पूरी||Pānī Pūrī||Fried wheaten cake, Fried puff-pastry balls, Watery bread or Crisp sphere eaten|
|गोल गप्पा||Gol Gappā||Fried wheaten cake, Fried puff-pastry balls, Watery bread or Crisp sphere eaten|