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Dabeli Recipe | Kutchi Dabeli Recipe

It is a spicy snack recipe made by mixing boiled potatoes with dabeli masala, chutneys, coconut, pomegranate, coriander, onion, peanuts and sev. This potato mixture stuffed in a bun and serves it with sauces. You can serve this bun as plain or saute with butter on tawa. 

Course Street Food
Cuisine Gujarati
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 8 Buns/ Pav
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Dabeli Masala
  • 1/4 Cup Masala Peanuts
  • 1/2 Cup Meethi or Sweet Chutney
  • 1/2 Cup Red Chili Garlic Chutney
  • 1 1/2 Cup Potato Masala
  • 1/4 Cup Sev

For Potato Masala

  • 1 Cup Potatoes, Boiled and Mashed
  • 2 Tbsps. Oil
  • 2 Tbsps. Water
  • 2 Tbsps. Dabeli Masala
  • 4 Tbsps. Pomegranate Arils
  • 4 Tbsps. Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • 4 Tbsps. Dried Coconut Grated
  • 2 Tbsps. Tutti Frutti

Red Chili Garlic Chutney

  • 12 Dried Red Chilies
  • 8 Garlic Cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 Cup Water

For Dabeli Masala

  • 3 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1 Tsp. Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 Inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp. Asafoetida


For Red Chili Garlic Chutney

  1. Soak the red chilies in water for 15-20 minutes. Now grind the red chilies in mixer with garlic, salt and water to make fine paste. Transfer this chutney into a bowl and keep aside.

For Dabeli Masala

  1. Dry roast the spices in pan till to aroma come out. Transfer the roasted spices with hing in mixer and grind them till to fine consistency. Transfer the powder into a bowl and keep aside. 

For Potato Masala

  1. Heat the oil separate pan, add 2 tbsps. dabeli masala and stir on a medium flame. Add mashed potatoes and 2 tbsps water and mix well. Add salt if required and cook it for 3-5 minutes on low flame.

  2. Now transfer the potato mixture in to a plate and flatten it. Garnish with tutti frutti, coriander leaves, and grated coconut and pomegranate seeds.

How to Assemble

  1. Slice the pav and then spread sweet chutney, chili chutney and stuffed with potato masala, add chopped onion and peanuts.

  2. Roast the dabeli with butter on hot tawa from the both sides and garnish with Sev. Serve dabeli with extra peanuts and sauces.