Green and Gold Paani Puri

KIwi-fruit-panipuri

A deliciously fruity twist on an old street food favorite that highlights the delightfully different flavor profiles of the green and Sungold Kiwifruit.

Ingredients:
For Green Paani
6 Zespri Green Kiwifruit, roasted, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 cup coriander leaves, chopped fine
1⁄2 cup Mint leaves, chopped fine
1⁄2 inch piece Ginger
1⁄2 tsp Black peppercorns
1 tsp Cumin seeds toasted
1⁄2 tsp Black salt (kalanamak)
4 tbsp Sugar
1 tsp Chaat Masala
Salt to taste
1 lemon, Juice of
Ice cubes to chill

For Sungold Paani
6 Sungold Kiwifruit, roasted, peeled and coarsely chopped
A Few threads of saffron
1⁄2 inch piece Ginger
1 tsp Cumin seeds toasted
1/2 tsp Black salt (kalanamak) 1 tsp Sugar
1 tsp chaat masala
Salt to taste
1 lemon, Juice of

For the filling
Sungold & Green Kiwifruit, chopped- 1 cup
Black chana, boiled- 1 cup
Puri’s- as required

Instructions:
For the Green Paani
Place black peppercorns, cumin seeds, black salt, sugar and salt in a blender and powder. Add kiwifruit, coriander, mint, ginger, lemon juice and blend to a coarse puree. Add 1 cups chilled water and blend once more into a fine puree. Strain into a jug. Add a few ice cubes and keep refrigerated till needed.

For the Sungold Paani
Place black peppercorns, cumin seeds, black salt, sugar, salt and saffron in a blender and grind. Add the kiwifruit, ginger, lemon juice and blend to a coarse puree. Blend once more into a fine puree and strain into a jug. Add a few ice cubes and keep refrigerated till needed.

To assemble
Arrange puri’s in a large platter. Spoon the filling into each puri till 3⁄4 full.
Arrange shot glasses in a row alongside the puris. Fill alternate glasses with green and gold paani. Serve immediately.