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Indian Dabeli Pao

Chef.with.the.Wok's picture
Great street vendor dish from Maharashtra, India. It is originally from the Kutch region.
Ingredients
  Potatoes 1 Kilogram, boiled and mashed
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Pao 4 (Unsweetened Bread)
  Tamarind chutney 1 Tablespoon
  Spicy green chutney 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dabeli masala 4 Tablespoon
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Grapes 10
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a wok, heat the oil, then add the cumin seeds and allow them to sizzle.
2) Then add about three quarter of the chopped onions and saute until the onions are lightly browned.
3) Add the dabeli masala and cook over a medium low heat for 4 to 5 minutes.
4) Add the potatoes, mix thoroughly and cook for 5 minutes over a medium heat, stirring occasionally.
5) Taste the mixture and add more dabeli masala, if required and salt to taste.

FINALIZING
6) Split the pao and spread it with the tamarind and green chutney
7) Stuff the potato mixture, adding some cilantro and onions for garnish.
8) In a buttered pan, toast the stuffed pao for a few minutes, until golden brown on both sides.

SERVING
9) Garnish the dabeli with cilantro and grapes and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Maharashtrian
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Stir Fried
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Indian Buns Stuffed With Spicy Mashed Potatoes
Mumbai is famous for its roadside snacks and Indian dabeli pao simply rules the streets of western India. Watch this video to find out how you can have an Indian street snack party at your home in no time. It is a healthy and heart warming dish and can easily compete with tacos if not hamburgers.

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6 Comments

admin's picture
hi I love your beginning bang! That is so cool. However please do use more english terms for things like dabeli and pao. Great stuff. I am looking for some interesting videos from you
food.junkie's picture
It Looks great. Can you tell me more about the Pao and the dabeli masala. I have no clue about them.
shakti's picture
I like your beginning bang. Its cool. Your energy is what is needed. Keep making more and posting it on the site, I am also impressed with the cameraman. Nice job!!
shantihhh's picture
Oh this is wonderful, I have eaten this in Mumbai-I had forgotten about them. The street foods of Mumbai maybe are the best in the world. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Dharmishtha's picture
woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooowwwwwwwwwwwww yuuuuuuuuuummmmmmmmmyyyyyyyyy
Jitu's picture
Where did u find Dabeli Masala? I looked all over Chicago and Indiana polis but I couldn't find dabeli masala anywhere.