What is pani puri called in northern states ?

In northern states this pani puri is known as gol gappe or gol gappa.

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But here, the potato and chickpea-filled treat is dipped in jaljeera-flavored water.

But in West Bengal and parts of Bihar and Jharkhand, it is known as Puchkas or Phuchkas.

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But here tamarind pulp becomes the essential ingredient for this variation.

According to the Puranas, according to the ancient epic Mahabharata,

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Pani Puri is said to have been invented by Draupadi,

a newly wed, when she was challenged (with her limited resources) to feed five men.

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– Leftover aloo sabji (ie potatoes and vegetables)

Small amount of wheat flour

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Using the above, Draupadi displayed her creativity.

She stuffed small pieces of fried dough with a potato and vegetable mixture. So that’s when Pani Puri was born.