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An Ode to the Gol Gappa

Mouth Watering Blog on Pani Puri – Indian Street Food!!!

Malaysian Residents who are craving for Pani puri can visit WTF – What Tasty Food in Bangsar, KualaLampur.

You can find the information about WTF on their facebook page Facebook .

I visit here almost every week especially for panipuri.. I am sharing WTF details here for my fellow gol gappa lovers residing in KL,Malaysia.

Enjoy!!! đŸ™‚

Preet Reads.

I sing a thousand praises in your name, O Inventor of Gol Gappa*. Were you aware that with this one humble recipe from your Benarasi kitchen, you had changed the innocent landscape of India’s street food scene forever? That long after your death, children would be pestering their mothers for a round of gol gappay from their favourite panipuri wallah**? That after leaving for greener pastures, Indians in every corner of the world would fondly recall this unassuming, humble snack and pine for it the way a lover pines for his beloved? And somehow, even Indians who never knew that motherland would discover a recessive gene that mysteriously craves for an explosive combination of sweet and sour? After all, what is a gol gappa? A hollowed out shell of a mini puri punctured at its crown, stuffed with a tangy mix of potatoes, meethi^ chutney and shudderingly sour tamarind…

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