Dabeli Video by Tarla Dalal

Dabeli Video by Tarla Dalal

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Dabeli, a spicy potato mixture combined with onions, garlic chutney, meetha chutney, spiced masala peanuts and fruits like pomegranates and grapes... how can the equation go wrong! serve plain or smeared with butter and grilled on a tava! since dabeli masala is easily available in provision stores, you can easily recreate the roadside experience

Recipe Description for Dabeli ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

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Makes 4 dabeli
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For The Dabeli Stuffing
1 1/2 tbsp dabeli masala , readily available
2 tbsp sweet chutney
1 tbsp oil
1 1/4 cups boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp grated coconut
2 tbsp fresh pomegranate (anar)

Other Ingredients For Dabeli
4 dabeli pavs
4 tsp lehsun ki chutney
2 tbsp sweet chutney
4 tsp finely chopped onions
4 tsp masala peanuts , readily available
4 tsp nylon sev
2 tbsp butter for cooking

For The Garnish
2 tbsp nylon sev


For the dabeli stuffing

  1. Combine the dabeli masala, sweet chutney and a little water (approx. 1 tbsp) in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the prepared dabeli masala mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the mashed potatoes, salt and a little water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Remove from the flame, transfer it to a plate and press well with the back of a spoon.
  5. Sprinkle the coriander, coconut and pomegranate on top. Keep aside.

How to proceed to make dabeli

  1. Take a pav and slit it on two sides at right angle (keeping them joined at the remaining 2 ends).
  2. Apply 1 tsp of geeli lehsun ki chutney and 1/2 tbsp of sweet chutney evenly on the inner sides of the pav.
  3. Stuff with 2 tbsp of the stuffing and top with 1 tsp of onions, 1 tsp of masala peanuts and 1 tsp of sev.
  4. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more {span class="bold1"}dabelis{/span}.
  5. Just before serving, cook each {span class="bold1"}dabeli{/span} on a hot tava (griddle) for a minute using a little butter.
  6. Serve the {span class="bold1"}dabeli{/span} immediately garnished with sev.
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RECIPE SOURCE : Mumbai's Roadside SnacksBuy this cookbook


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