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kutchi dabeli
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Dabeli-a popular street food from Gujarat
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine
Keyword: dabeli
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 5 medium Potatoes / Aloo boiled
  • 6 tbsp Tamarind chutney /Imli ki chutney
  • 5 tsp dabeli masala
  • 3 tsp Red chili powder
  • 3.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras optional
  • 3/4 cup Nylon sev/besan sev
  • 3/4 cup Pomegranate pearls /Anar ka dana
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya
  • 5 tbsp Green chutney (thick) optional
  • 3/4 cup Water / Paani
  • 12 Buns Pav

Masala peanuts

  • 1 CUP Peanuts / Moongphali
  • 1/2 TSP Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • To taste Salt / Namak


  • peel the boiled potatoes and mash them.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin and asafotida.
  • Now add tamarind chutney, red chili powder and the mashed potatoes and mix well.
  • Now add dabeli masala, salt and about 1/2 cup water and mix well
  • You may need to add little more water as it depends on the quality of potatoes.the mixture should be smooth in texture, not too dry.so add water accordingly
  • Switch off the heat and add chopped coriander in it and mix.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add peanuts in it.
  • Shallow fry the peanuts on low heat till they star to crackle and become golden in colour.
  • Drain the peanuts on a paper napkin and add salt ,chili powder and mango powder and mix well.
  • Slit open the pav and apply little tamarind chutney on one portion.
  • Take3-4 tbsps of potato mixture and apply on the pav .
  • Now put some masala peanuts over the potato mixture,the quantity of peanuts again depends on your preference.
  • Top it with some pomegrante pearls and fine besan sev .
  • Cover it with other top slice of pav(can apply green chutney on this side ) and serve
  • Serve some fried green chilies with Dabeli.


  1. You can add grated cheese over the potato mixture to make cheese Dabeli
  2. can apply some green chutney on one slice for a fresh minty taste.