Also known as pani poori, this
addictive street snack comes with tiny, hollow, pillow-shaped crisps that
you tap into and make a hole. Once you create a hole, you fill the crisp
with teaspoons of cumin-dusted potato, a crunchy mix of red chick pea and
mung bean, and sweet tamarind-date sauce. The coup de grace is an
outrageously tasty mint-cilantro sauce that tickles your tongue with fresh
kiwi juice and lime.
The taste of gol gappe is spicy and sour. The 'saunth' *(sweet chutney)
lessens the pungency when added with every piece. These are available in two
variations like 'aatte' wala and 'suji' wale pooris. These are generally had
at the vendor by the street. Its an absolute delight and is relished by a
large population of Indians.
Golgappeys are famous in North Indian States like