How to Make Perfect Sweet and Sour Gol Gappay: English – Urdu Recipe

sweet and sour gol gappay

Perfect Sweet and Sour Gol Gappay (Pani Puri)

Ingredients for making Gol Gappay:

  1. Semolina – ½ cup
  2. Wheat flour – 2 cup
  3. Hot oil – 2 tbsp
  4. Salt – to taste
  5. Oil – for frying


  • Mix semolina, flour, salt, and oil and knead well to make dough with water, bit stiffer than normal.
  • Cover it with a wet towel and let it stand for an hour.
  • Now roll dough and cut with cookie cutter into small circles.
  • Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan and then fry them. The idea is to puff them like a sphere and fry them till golden brown.
  • Take them out and put them on kitchen paper towel.
  • Let them completely cool down (otherwise they will become soggy) before you put them into an airtight container.

Ingredients for Spicy Water:

  1. Tamarind pulp – 1 cup
  2. Red chili powder – 1 tbsp
  3. Ginger powder – 1 tbsp
  4. Ground Cumin Seed (roasted) – 1 tbsp
  5. Citric acid – 1 tsp
  6. Black Salt – 1 tsp
  7. Salt – to taste
  8. Water – 1 jug


  • Soak the tamarind pulp in one cup of warm water for one hour.
  • Strain the tamarind residue out to get thick tamarind water. While straining in the strainer, mash the tamarind with the help of a spoon.
  • Then add red chili powder, ginger powder, roasted cumin seed, citric acid, black salt, 1 jug water and salt, mix well.
  • Cook until just boil, then remove from the cooker and let it cool down.
  • Put it in the fridge to cool down.

Ingredients for Tamarind Chutney:

  1. Tamarind – 1 cup
  2. Jaggery – 4 tbsp
  3. Ginger powder – 2 tsp
  4. Roasted cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  5. Black salt – 1 pinch
  6. Salt – to taste


  • Remove the seeds from tamarind and soak it in warm water for one hour.
  • Then tamarind pulp strain it and add jaggery, ginger powder, roasted cumin powder, black salt and salt, mix well.
  • Put the mixture in a pan and heat for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool down.
  • If consistency is too thick then add a little bit of water.
  • On cooling, blend the contents in a blender.

Sweet Dates Chutney:

  1. Dates – 1 cup
  2. Tomato paste – 4 tbsp
  3. Roasted cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  4. Brown sugar – 2 to 3 tbsp
  5. Vinegar – 2 to 3 tbsp

Cook all ingredients in 2 cup of water. Let it cool down then blend in blender.

For Filling:

  1. Boiled Potato – 2 to 3 cut in cubes
  2. Boiled chick peas – 1 cup
  3. Blended yogurt – 2 cups
  4. Chopped tomato – 2
  5. Chopped onion – 1

How to Serve:

Poke a small hole in the centre of the Gol Gappay (or Puri). Add some boiled potato small quantity of boiled chickpeas; serve with chopped onion, chopped tomato, tamarind sauce, yogurt, sweet sauce and spicy water. Every one can have with their own choice.


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