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Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Dabeli | Indian Sloppy Joe

Dabeli is traditionally sold on the streets of Gujarat and Mumbai. It is made with a sweet and spicy potato mixture which is filled into a small burger bun and then topped with onion, pomegranate, fresh garlic chutney and sév. Pomegranate gives the additional juicy tart-like taste to the Dabeli. (in fact, I would go to the extent of saying - if you can't find pomegranates, don't eat dabeli! :D)
DABELI RECIPE
(source: Tarla Dalal)
(makes 12 Dabeli buns)

Ingredients
For the potato-filling
1 cup boiled & mashed potatoes
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2-3 tbsp dates-tamarind chutney
1 tbsp oil
1.5 tsp Salt (or as per taste)

Other ingredients
12 Burger buns or Pav
Butter or oil for toasting

To serve
1 finely chopped onion
1/4 cup roasted peanuts
1/2 cup chopped coriander or cilantro leaves
1/2 cup sev

Method
I. For the Filling 
- Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the asafoetida, dabeli masala, potato, salt and 1/2 cup of water and mix well
- Remove from the fire, add the 2 tablespoons of khajur imli ki chutney and mix well. Divide into portions. Keep aside
II.  How to proceed
Slice the burger buns into halves horizontally and toast in a pan using a little butter.
Place a portion of the filling on the lower half of each bun
Top with the chopped onion, peanuts, coriander, sev, pomegranate, fresh garlic chutney and khajur imli kichutney
Sandwich it with the top halves of the burger buns

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28 comments:

  1. U r making me drool!! Wish i cud grab one!

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  2. Simply superb, love the crunch from the peanuts, one of my favorites..

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  3. wow mouth watering ...lovely snack....book marked


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  4. I LUV dabeli with Amul butter.. trip to heaven in one bite.
    Love Ash.

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  5. I love these north Indian snacks! yum,yum! :P

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  6. Dhabeli is one of my favourite evening snack..always used to go to my favourite road side stall to have this. Thanks a bunch for linking this to my event.

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  7. Oh My. I am speechless. This is honestly the best dish, I have seen and considering, I visit blogs and linkys, that is something. I have to print it up and see if I can get what is needed to make it. Thanks for sharing this.

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  8. You brought back some great memories. This used to be my companion for the late night hungers during exams :)

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  9. Simply delicious and tempting one !!

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  10. absolutely yum!really droolworthy pics.feel like reaching out and grabbing a dabeli.

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  11. Oh Wow.Lovely presentation

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  12. Awesome!!! super delicious snack...

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  13. Seriously am drooling here, my fav dabeli,havnt had since a long..

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  14. Blogging is not just a great way to know new people, make new friends but also know new cuisines and foods. Dabeli is new to me but I have fallen in love with this dish! SO full of flavours, it looks great!

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  15. Indian street food is so much more tastier than the stuff at fast food joints..............would love to try this.

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  16. I love sloppy joes I have to make these they look amazing!

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  17. I love sloppy joes I have to make these they look amazing!

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