Kachchhi Dabeli

Pav / Buns: 4
Butter or Oil: 2 tsp

For Filling
Potatoes (Boiled & Mashed): 2 Large
Cumin Seeds/ Jeera: 1 tsp
Dabeli Masala: 1 tbsp
Asafoetida / Hing: Pinch
Oil: 2 tsp
Tamarind Chutney: 1/2 Cup
Salt to Taste

To Serve
Roasted Peanuts: 1/2 Cup
Finely Chopped Onion: 1/2 Cup
Finely Chopped Coriander: 1/2 Cup
Very Thin Nylon Shev: 1/2 Cup
Pomegranate Seeds/Anar or Sliced Grapes: 1/2 Cup
Garlic Chutney / Mint Chutney : 3 tbsp
Tamarind Chutney : 3 tbsp

For Filling
1. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they crackle, add hing & Dabeli Masala. Fry for a minute.
2. Then add smashed potato, salt , some water and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
3. Remove from fire, add small amount of tamarind chutney and mix well. Keep aside.

To Serve
1. Cut the pav horizontally without cutting through.
2. Spread tamarind chutney evenly on both sides of pav.
3. Then spread mint or garlic chutney evenly.
4. Place a portion of the filling on the lower half of bun.
5. Sprinkle some chopped onion, peanuts, coriander, shev, anar or grapes.
6. Heat tava. Add some butter. Toast both sides for 1-2 minutes. Remove in a plate.
7. Apply some tamarind chutney on the edges and sprinkle some shev on it and serve.


Meera said...

Hey, Daabeli looks so good. I love it.

vimmi said...

Hi Trupti,

You wont believe it. Living in Mumbai, I have never tasted dabeli. My Dad would not let us eat road side food. I will probably have some on this visit.
Looks so good.

Dhivya said...

never heard abt this one...pic looks yummy..thanks for the unque recipe..keep rocking dear

Sia said...

hi trupti,
this is my first visit to ur blog. came from TOI.
dabeli was one of the snacks served in my hostel and i absolutely love it. thank you for posting the recipe. let me browse what else u have in here:)

Trupti said...

Thanks Meera

Hi Vimmi,
Now you have recipe,so instead of waiting to go Mumbai you can try this at home :)

Hi dhivya,
I never heard of this recipe then you should try this recipe, you will love it.

HI Sia,
Thank you for visiting my blog. I also love this dabeli

Sagari said...

I can have this as my dinner not as a snack yummmmmmmm

Menu Today said...

Thanks for sharing Indian version of Burger.Perfect looking Dhabeli...

Trupti said...

you are welcome all

Manali said...

Wow...your recipe made me nostalgic about those good old days back in Pune...:)
Thank you for that!!
Are you from Pune too?

n33ma said...

Hi Trupthi,

Dabeli looks delicious.
Love your other recipes too,thanks for visiting my blog.

Trupti said...

Thank you Manali, n33ma