Home-made Kutchi Dabeli Recipe

home made dabeli

Dabeli is one of my favorite street food .It originated basically in Kutch district, Gujarat and it is also popularly known as Kutchi Dabeli Every corner of the street food in Mumbai you will find Dabeli stalls now.

Home made kutchi dabeli

Why Dabeli is so popular? It has got a  spicy and tangy taste– with Potato fillings in  Pav ( Indian bread)  layered with a sweet chutney and with dabeli stuffing , sprinkled  pomegranate, grapes, onions and sev and masala groundnuts.

I tried my hands on making Dabeli at home. Check out my Home-made Dabeli recipe

Recipe : –

Making the dabeli masala:

  • Dry roast the red chili, cumin, cloves, cinnamon and coriander seeds etc
  • Add all the ingredients in a dry grinder.
  • Grind to fine powder


Making of Sweet Chutney :

Boil 50 gm Tamarind and make 2 glass of water.

  1. 1 glass of tamarind water
  2. 4-5 spoon of Oil
  3. Red chili powder
  4. 100 gm sugar
  5. Dabeli masala
  6. Asafetida (hing)

Heat Oil on a dry pan and add 2 teaspoon red chilli powder , 1 spoon of turmeric, 1 pinch of asafetida(hing) , 1 spoon of Salt and mix it in Oil and add 1 glass of tamarind water . When the water boils then add 100 gm of Sugar then add 1 table spoon of dabeli masala

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To make chutney thick, add mash of potato in it .Now your sweet chutney is ready

Making of Garlic Chutney

8-10 garlic strips add to normal water add 2 spoons of red chilli powder and salt to taste  then grind it and Garlic chutney is ready

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Making potato fillings :

  1. ½ kg potato
  2. 50 gm tamarind
  3. 8-10 garlic half strips
  4. Dabeli masala
  5. Red chilli powder
  6. Turmeric powder
  7. Salt


Boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker. Fist peel and mash them and keep aside.

Heat 4-5 spoons of Oil in a pan or kadai then add , 2 spoons-red chilli powder, ½ spoon – Turmeric powder and pinch of hing, salt to taste , add 1 glass of tamarind water . After water gets boil then add 50 gm sugar in it. Add 1 table spoon Dabeli masala ,stir it well then add mashed potato in it

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Now your sweet chutney, garlic chutney , potato fillings is ready

Home made kutchi dabeli,sweet chutney, garlic chutney

Spread the potato filling on a plate, add pomegranate seeds or grapes, pineapple slices etc to decorate with grated coconut on top of it add some chopped onion and coriander leaves and add masala groundnuts

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Note – You can use specially dabeli pav available in the market else normal pav will do. Slice  the normal pav diagonally from middle so that mashed potato  is filled up adequately. And then heat oil on a pan and fry it for 1-2 mins on a low flame.

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  1. Dabeli is my one of my all time favorite snack and now i know the recipe of it as well, thanks Monish for putting this up, will take a print out and ask MOM to make it at home, ill share my experience 🙂

  2. You made it sound so easy! I rarely enter the kitchen, but looking at this I’m so motivated to try these delicious looking dabelis.