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Dabeli, also known as Kutchi Dabeli or Indian burger, is a very popular Gujarati street food snack found across India. Similar to Vada Pav, it consists of spicy mashed potatoes placed in-between a burger bun (pav), garnished with sev and pomegranate seeds. Dabeli’s can be made in a jiffy and does not require elaborate prepartion.

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Dabeli Recipe

Dabeli or Kutchi Dabeli is a very popular Gujarati street food snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: gujarati, street food

Ingredients for Dabeli

  • 1 cup Sev
  • 4 Pav Buns sliced into halves
  • 2 Potatoes boiled, peeled, mashed
  • Salt as per taste
  • 4 tblsp Butter
  • 1 tblsp Sugar
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 1 tblsp Coriander Leaves finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Oil as required
  • 1 tblsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/4 cup Peanuts roasted
  • Garlic Chutney as required
  • Pomegranate Seeds to garnish

How to make Dabeli

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Stir-fry the cumin seeds for 30 seconds.
  • Saute the onions for a minute or two.
  • Add the potatoes and mix well.
  • Add the chaat masala powder, black salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, lemon juice, sugar and salt.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Add the roasted peanuts and stir well until well combined.
  • Remove from flame and keep aside.
  • Heat a tawa over medium flame.
  • Toast the pav buns, adding butter, until golden.
  • Spread garlic chutney on one side.
  • Add the potato masala and cover with the other half.
  • Place it on the hot tawa for 30 to 45 seconds and remove.
  • Sprinkle sev on top and garnish with pomegranate seeds.
  • Serve at once with sauce or ketchup.


  1. Reethika Agarwal

    nice one

  2. nice one

  3. i thought peanuts is an essential ingredient to Dabeli where as it is missing in the above recipe..

  4. really good and easy to make.

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