Kutchi Dabeli

Kutchi Dabeli

Kutchi Dabeli

is a very popular snack from Kutch Gujarat in India, Basically, kutchi dabeli is a bun filled with potato masala and special dabeli masala having spicy and tangy taste and is served with several types of chutneys.

Ingredients for Kutchi dabeli:

  • Red chili powder ( 1 tbsp )
  • Coriander powder ( 1 tbsp )
  • Cinnamon powder ( 1 tsp )
  • Turmeric powder ( ½ tsp )
  • Clove powder ( 1 tsp )
  • Cumin seeds ( 1/2 tsp )
  • 4 Boiled potatoes
  • Chilly-garlic and coriander paste ( 1 tbsp )
  • Lemon juice ( 1 tsp )
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 small onion
  • Dates chutney ( 3 tbsp )
  • Tamarind chutney ( 4-5 tbsp )
  • 1 cup nylon sev
  • 1 pomegranate
  • 2 chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts
  • 5-7 bun
  • Butter or oil

How to prepare Kutchi dabeli:

  1. First of all, we have to make green chutney so, take 2 green chili, coriander leaves,1/2 inch garlic, ½  lime water and salt to taste, grind well and make a smooth paste.
  2. Now, take 4 boiled potatoes and mash them with help of a masher.
  3. Now add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, cinnamon powder, clove powder, lemon juice, chili-garlic paste and salt to taste, mix this well till it becomes smooth.
  4. Then add small chopped onion and chopped coriander leaves and mix it again and keep this potato stuffing aside.
  5. Now take a bun and cut it on two sides but keeping them joined at the remaining ends.
  6. Apply green chutney and pinch of dates chutney both side of the inner bun.
  7. Stuff with 2 tbsp of stuffing and on top of stuffing sprinkle chopped onion, masala roasted peanuts, nylon sev and pomegranate seeds.
  8. Repeat with remaining ingredients to make all the dabeli.
  9. Now, heat the non-stick pan and apply some butter on it and shallow fry the dabeli.
  10. You can garnish the Kutchi dabeli with nylon sev, onion, coriander leaves and pomegranate.
  11. Serve it immediately with dates and tamarind chutney or catch-up.


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