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Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

this is how i make dabeli.if u don't want to add lemon juice can avoid but it gives taste

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 4 long bun(sausage type)
    • 4 potatoes(cooked)
    • 1 tbsp Dabeli masala(milan)
    • 2 tsp Red chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp hing
    • 2 tsp oil
    • 2 tbsp Butter fortoasting bun
    • 1½ cup water
    • Salt

    4 tbsp green chutney: ½ cup mint,1/4 cup coriander leaves,2 tsp chopped ginger,5 garlic cloves,4 green chillies,salt,few drops of lemon juice,

    4 tbsp kajur imli chutney: small lemon sized tamarind,6 kajur seedless,jaggery,sont(dry ginger powder),3 red chilli,jeera powder or jeera,2 cups water

    • 5 tbsp Roasted peanuts(skin removed)
    • 3onion chopped finely (medium)
    • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
    • 5 tbsp pomegranate
    • 15 grapes
    • 6 tbsp sev


    1. Cook potatoes for 2 whistles and mash well.
    2. Grind the green chutney and add few drops of lemon juice.
    3. Soak tamarind,kajur & red chilli for sometime in 1 cup water and boil themand after it becomes soft,grind it to a smooth paste by adding jeera powder, sont and jaggery.
    4. Heat this grounded paste by adding water and bring it to a boil.allow it to cool.
    5. Heat oil in a pan and add hing,then dabeli masala,red chilli and roast for 2 minutes.aroma comes out.
    6. Then add mashed potatoes,water& add salt.Mix well and after the water evaporates switch off the gas.
    7. Take pav cut it horizontally but not fully(inside 3/4th).Spread green chutney on one side and kajur imli chutney on the other side.
    8. Then add roasted peanuts,then onion,coriander leaves,pomegranate,cut grapes into 2 and put that.
    9. Heat tawa and spread butter and toast this and after its toasted coat or dip them in sev.
    10. Dabeli is ready.

    Note: i didn't use pav as its very small & my family members doesn't want the stuff to come i generally use long size roll bun or plain sandwich bread.Quantity of the ingredients on topping varies from person to person.


    Mr Shah

    Dear Jean, Dabeli masala is easily available in any Grocery store or supermarket or else you can make it home. 1 red chilli 1 teaspoon coriander (dhania) seeds 1/2" (12 mm.) stick cinnamon 2 cloves 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) sorry Rajeshwari to reply Jean on your behalf. Thanks

    jean chaurasia

    Could you please explain what is dabeli masala? Or give and alternative, this would make it easier for those wanting to try the recipe. Thanks.



    Dear Rabz,this is a maharashtrian one and really tastes awesome.



    Hi Rajeswari, I love sandwiches any type and this is one of my fav. And thanks for all ur support, I don't mind anyone's comments but hacking and passing comments on my behalf really put me off. Thanks so much.