(In Indian cookery) fried puff-pastry balls filled with spiced mashed potato, spiced water, and tamarind juice.
More example sentences
- Ambala offers seven types of tangy water with pani puri and Gujarat has its sweet-salty dabeli.
- Tiny, fragile domes of lentil-wafer come with a hole on top; once you ladle in a thin, spicy broth, they become the treat known as pani puri.
- Sale of masala groundnuts and pani puri flourish during weekends.
from Hindi pānī 'water' and pūrī from Sanskrit pūrikā 'small, fried wheaten cake'.
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