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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 6 pavs or medium buns
  • 2 potatoes, boiled, peeled & mashed
  • 3 tbsp - tamarind chutney (refer chutneys)
  • 2 tbsp - green all-purpose chutney
  • 1 tbsp - peanuts roasted & halved
  • 1/2 pomegranate cleaned
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - dhania powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp - aamchoor (dried mango powder)
  • 1/4 tsp - black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp - black Maharashtra masala
  • 1/2 tsp - each green chilli, ginger, garlic pastes (or grated or crushed)
  • 1/2 tsp - powdered sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 100gm - butter (approx.)

How to Make Dabeli

  • Mix both chutneys together till well blended. Keep aside.
  • Mix half the coriander leaves with the onions and keep aside.
  • Mix all the masalas, salt and the remaining coriander with the mashed potatoes.
  • Mix till well blended. Keep aside.
  • Tear up each bun at its middle horizontally, keeping one edge intact.
  • It should open out like a book. Keep aside.
  • Take one bun, apply chutney mix liberally on both insides.
  • Press a ladleful of potato mixture over chutney on lower part.
  • Sprinkle some pomegranate and peanuts over potato mix.
  • Press lightly into mixture. Close bun or pav.
  • Press lightly and butter all sides, top and bottom.
  • Heat a heavy flat griddle or tawa.
  • Hold bun on side, press over tawa, turning to brown sides evenly.
  • Then place flat and lightly brown top and bottom.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup and chips.