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Panipuri (About this sound pānīpūrī ) is a common street snack in several regions of the Indian subcontinent.

Panipuri
Panipuri, Golgappa, Phuchka.jpg
Type Snack
Place of origin India
Region or state Bengal , Odisha
Main ingredients Flour, spiced water, onions, potatoes, chickpeas
Cookbook: Panipuri  Media: Panipuri

It consists of a round, hollow puri, fried crisp and filled with a mixture of flavored water (commonly known as imli pani), tamarind chutney, chili, chaat masala, potato, onion and chickpeas.[1]

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Panipuri has various names, depending on the region. In Haryana it is called paani ke patashe; in Madhya Pradesh fulki; in Uttar Pradesh golgappa, in West Bengal, Bangladesh, Odisha, and Nepal, puchka; in parts of Gujarat, pakodi; in parts of Bihar ,South Jharkhand, and Chhattisgarh, gup chup.[2]

Puchka differs from panipuri in terms of content and taste. It uses a mixture of boiled gram and mashed potatoes as the filling[3] and is tangy rather than sweetish while the water is sour and spicy.

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  1. ^ Ramprasad, Gayathri (2014). Shadows in the Sun: Healing from Depression and Finding the Light Within. Hazelden. p. 260. ISBN 978-1-61649-531-2. 
  2. ^ "11 Different Names For Your Favourite Pani Puri". 
  3. ^ "11 Different Names For Your Favourite Pani Puri". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 2017-06-12.