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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Pani(Pani Poori)

For the pani

1 1/2 cups chopped mint leaves
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
1/3 cup tamarind (imli)
2tsp Red Chilli Powder
25 mm. (1") piece ginger
4 to 5 green chillies
1 teaspoon roasted cumin seed (jeera) powder
1 1/2 teaspoons black salt (sanchal)
salt to taste

For making spicy water or Pani

1. Soak the tamarind pulup in one cup of warm water for one hour.
2. Strain the tamarind residue out to get thick tamarind water. While straining in the strainder mash the tamarind with the help of a spoon.
3. Put mint leaves, chopped coriander, ginger, chilliesred chilli powder and dry roasted cumin seed.
4.Add a little water and mix to a smooth consistency using a blender.
5. Put this thick paste into a jug and add fill the jug with water. ( Add the water slowly and taste the mixture and if you want to dilute more then add water.)
6. Add salt and black rock salt to taste. ( Black Salt or Kala Namak is an important ingredient in this )
7. Put it in the fridge to cool down.

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