Dahi puri
Dahi puri, a common street food
Coursehors d'oeuvre
Place of originIndian subcontinent
Region or stateMaharashtra region of the Indian subcontinent
Associated cuisineIndia, Nepal, Bhutan
Main ingredientsSev, puri, onion, chili powder, moong dal, dahi (yogurt) and coriander leaves
VariationsSev puri, Dahi batata puri

Dahi puri is an Indian snack food which is especially popular in the state of Maharashtra.[1] The dish is a type of chaat and originates from the city of Mumbai.[2] It is served with mini-puri shells (golgappa), which are also used for the dish pani puri. Dahi puri and pani puri chaats are often sold by the same vendor.

Alternate names

Dahi puri is also called 'dahi batata puri' or 'dahi sev puri'. Dahi means yoghurt in Hindi while sev is fried gram flour vermicelli. Batata is a Marathi word for potato.[3]


A round puri shell is broken on top, stuffed with seasoned mashed potatoes or chickpeas, covered with beaten yoghurt, and garnished with sprinklings of crushed sev, moong dal, pomegranate and finely chopped coriander leaves.

See also


  1. ^ Forum. "Dahi Puri Recipe". Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  2. ^ Article on snacks of India
  3. ^ Amit, Dassana (8 September 2021). "Dahi Puri Recipe". Dassana's Veg Recipes. Retrieved 29 December 2023.