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August 14, 2015

Dabeli Recipe-Kacchi Dabeli-Gujarati Snack Recipes

Dabeli recipe
Dabeli or Kutchi dabeli or Kacchi dabeli is  one of the most popular snack recipes of India, originating in the Kutch or Kachchh region of Gujarat. It is a spicy snack made by mixing boiled potatoes with dabeli masala powder, and putting the mixture between pav (burger bun) greased with chutneys made from tamarind, dates, garlic, red chillies, etc.It is garnished with pomegranate and roasted peanuts ( Source:Wiki).Dabeli is also a very popular street food of Mumbai,Maharashtra. I had some burger buns lying in my pantry for long time.Actually I bought them to make Aloo tikki burger but I couldn’t do it.So I was looking for some recipes that uses burger buns to finish them off.I came across this most popular Street food Dabeli recipe in this blog.She had explained it so well including the making of dabeli masala powder recipe, Red chutney/lasun chutney(Garlic chutney) and potato masala with stepwise pictures.Luckily I had all the ingredients available in hand.I just followed her recipe to the T and made tamarind chutney alone on my own as it was missing in her post.I made it for our dinner yesterday & It was awesome.Though it’s a time consuming process,I was happy and satisfied that I tried a good chaat recipe after a long timeDancing.Lets see how to make this popular Kacchi dabeli recipe at home !
Check out my Mumbai Pav Sandwich , Pav bhaji  and Vada Pav recipes too !

Dabeli masala powder

Dabeli Recipe/Kacchi dabeli


Dabeli Recipe/Kacchi dabeli Dabeli/Kacchi dabeli recipe - Most popular Gujarati snack using burger buns
Cuisine: North Indian
Category: Chaat Recipes
Serves: Serves 3
Prep time: 30 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 40 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

  • Burger buns or Pav buns - 6 nos
For potato masala
  • Boiled potatoes - 2 nos ( big)
  • Big onion - 1 no
  • Tomato - 1 no
  • **Dabeli masala powder - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  • Salt & water - as needed
  • Lemon juice - few drops
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp ( to garnish)
Dabeli masala powder
  • Dhania/Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1 tbsp
  • Red chillies - 4 nos
  • Cloves - 4 nos
  • Cinnamon - 2 inch
For peanut mix
  • Roasted peanuts - 1/2 cup
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Asafetida/Hing - a big pinch
  • Salt - as needed
For red chutney/Garlic chutney
  • Garlic - 15 cloves
  • Red chillies - 4 nos ( soak in water
  • Lemon juice - as needed
  • Water - little
  • Salt - as required
For Sweet chutney/Tamarind chutney
  • Tamarind - Big gooseberry size
  • Dates - 4 nos
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Water - little
To garnish
  • Pomegranate seeds - a handful
  • Sev/Omapodi - as needed
METHOD
  • Soak the red chillies in little water for grinding red chutney.Soak tamarind and dates together in some water for sweet chutney.Wash and pressure cook the potatoes.In the mean time,dry roast all the ingredients given under “Dabeli masala powder”.Roast them until you get a nice aroma of dhania and other spices.Grind them to a powder & keep apart.
Dabeli masala powder
  • Roast the peanuts,remove the skin.Heat little oil and add the roasted peanuts.Add red chilli powder,hing and salt(I roasted my peanuts in microwave for 3 minutes in high power(800W) and proceeded in the kadai).
  • Chop onion and tomato. Heat oil in a kadai and add the onions.Saute until transparent.Then add tomatoes and saute until it becomes mushy.Add the dabeli masala powder,salt and turmeric powder.Saute them and lastly add the mashed potatoes.Mix well and add little water if u feel the mixture is too dry.Let it become a dough like thing.Sprinkle some lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.Remove them in a plate.Add some grated coconut over the potato masala and sprinkle some pomegranate seeds & roasted peanut mix.
Dabeli recipe
Dabeli recipe
Dabeli recipe

  • Now make the red chutney by grinding garlic,soaked red chillies,salt & lemon juice.Grind it to a smooth paste adding little water.Remove in a bowl.
Garlic chutney
  • Grind the soaked dates,tamarind along with red chilli powder,cumin powder and salt to a smooth paste.Remove in a bowl.
Sweet chutney
  • Take a burger bun and cut into two.Toast them in a tawa adding butter or oil.Apply garlic chutney on one side and sweet chutney on the other side.Spread the potato masala over the sweet chutney.Garnish with roasted peanuts,pomegranate seeds and sev.Close the bun and serve ! Enjoy !
Dabeli recipe
Dabeli recipe


Note

  • Add more red chillies to garlic chutney if you want spicy ones.
  • Adjust the quantity of chilli powder,dates & tamarind as per your taste.Add more dates if  want sweet taste.
  • Do not skip pomegranate seeds.It gives a crunchy taste while eating.

Try this popular street food at home and enjoy !


 


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January 28, 2015

Vada Pav Recipe-Mumbai Batata Vada With Garlic Chutney Recipe

Vada Pav Recipe
Vada pav needs no introduction.As u all know,its a very famous street food which was born in Mumbai,Maharashtra.Here in Bangalore,i have tasted vada pav only in Goli outlets.Recently i went to Goli with my school moms friends just for a kitty party.There were nearly 7 varieties of vada pav.We ordered one each in all the varieties,we shared & relished it.Everything had its own taste & flavor.I loved masala vada pav more than all.In Goli,they use readymade frozen batata vada & the moment we order,they just deep fry the vadas in oil using an electronic fryer for 6 minutes at 180c and serve us really hot.The one i tasted in Goli tempted me to try at today.As my daughter is a very big fan of pav recipes,she told me to make & keep it ready for her evening snacks after she is back from the schoolHappy. For this recipe,i watched the making of vada pav in you tube videos & browsed through few websites too.Believe me,it came out awesome!I made Batata vada,Sukha(Lehsun)/dry garlic chutney,Green chutney and everything came out really well.I was very happy with the outcome.Now i can make yummy vada pav at home easily for my family & guests as well.But still i wish to taste the original Vada pav from Mumbai fast food corners at least once in my life timeDrooling.

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February 9, 2014

FRYUMS CHAAT RECIPE – EASY KIDS SNACKS

 

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No need to say much about fryums.I hope all of you have store bought, colourful, cylindrical shaped fryums also called as “Golden finger fryums”. I usually fry it in weekends or as a side dish for variety rice.There are many varieties of fryums and the one i used here is the long variety.In tamil we call it as “Kudal appalam”. Recently i bought this in a grocery store  to make this easy,interesting chaat.Thanks to my friend Shalini from whom i got this idea.It was very nice and Raksha loved it a lot.Only thing is it has to be served within a minute after stuffing else it will become soggy very quickly.I stuffed as much grated carrots as i can to make Raksha eat raw carrotWinking smile.So adjust the quantity of these ingredients as per ur liking.Overall its a very easy snack and its a great idea to convert a junk into a healthy food.U can try the same with homemade rice vadams,sago vadams etc.I am sure everybody in ur home would love it Smile..

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Fryums Chaat recipe


Fryums Chaat recipe Fryums chaat recipe stuffed with carrots,onions and coriander leaves.Easy,interesting snack to attract your kids:)
 
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Snacks
Serves: Serves 4
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes
 


INGREDIENTS
To deep fry
  • Fryums - 10 nos
  • Oil - to deep fry
To stuff in fryums
  • Carrot - 1 no (large)
  • Finely chopped big onion - 1 no
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice - few drops
  • Chaat masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
METHOD

  • Wash and grate the carrots.Chop the onions& coriander leaves finely.Mix everything in a wide bowl adding salt,chilli powder and chaat masala.Squeeze the required lemon juice.

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  • Now take the deep fried fryums and if its a long variety, slit it into two using a sharp knife as shown in the picture.If u have a small one,just stuff this vegetable mixture as it is and serve immediately.

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  • If u want to make it with vadams,stuff this mixture in between two vadams and serve as sandwich..

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Serve ur kids and enjoy !Fryums-in-hand

 

 

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November 29, 2013

Beach Style Kara Pori / Masala Kara Pori Recipe - Snacks Recipes



Beach style Kara Pori/Spicy puffed rice is one of the yummiest beach side snacks recipes like thenga manga pattani sundal, Milagai bajji, Roasted peanuts, Sutta solam etc etc that one should never miss tasting in beaches.Recently when my parents visited me, I bought a big raw mango to make my dad's favorite instant mango pickle. I had some left over puffed rice which I bought for making karthigai pori urundai.When I saw both in my pantry, I was tempted to try this beach style masala kara Pori with onion. As I had bookmarked my SIL’s recipe,i quickly referred it,also went through this recipe and got few suggestions from Sendhil. I modified it slightly as per our taste and tried it.I din’t add cucumber and i used very less tomatoes(as told by Sendhil) as it makes the puffed rice soggy very quickly.It came out very well & was so so nice.We enjoyed eating kara pori as well as cut raw mango coated with chilli powder & salt like we get in beach. It was heavenly Smile  !!



Beach style kara pori


Beach style kara pori Yummy, a must try beach style snack !
Cuisine: Indian Category: Snacks Yields: Serves 2
Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 2 Minutes Total Time: 12 Minutes


Kara pori ingredients (2)


INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml

  • Fresh puffed rice/Pori - 2 cups
  • Boiled peanuts - 1/2 cup
  • Grated carrot - 3 tbsp
  • Raw mango – 4 tbsp(finely chopped)
  • Big onion - 2 nos( Use 1if too big,finely chopped)
  • Tomato - 1 no ( I used a very small one,finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1- 1.5 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp ( juice of 1 big lemon)
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
METHOD

  • Pressure cook the fresh peanuts adding salt for two whistles.If u use dried peanuts,soak in hot water for 2 hours & proceed as above.Chop & grate the veggies mentioned above.Keep everything ready.
  • In a wide bowl,mix all the ingredients except puffed rice & lemon juice.
  • Just before serving,add the puffed rice & squeeze the lemon juice.Check for taste and balance it.Add more lemon juice as tanginess should be more.Serve immediately.
kara pori step by step

Enjoy !




Note
  • Skip raw mangoes if u don’t get it.But it tastes great when combined with all these ingredients.
  • U have to soak the peanuts for a minimum of one hour in hot water & keep in a hot casserole if u want to cook it quickly else soak for 3-4 hours in normal water.Add salt while cooking.
  • U can also add finely chopped cucumber pieces & grated beetroots as done in some beaches.
  • Adjust red chilli powder according to ur taste.As tangy taste is more dominant than spicy taste,i used more lemon juice.Adjust as per ur liking.

Enjoy beach style kara pori as an evening snack ! u'll love it :)
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September 2, 2013

CHILLI PANEER DRY – PANEER RECIPES


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As u all know , chilli paneer is an indo-Chinese recipe which has got an awesome blend of indian & chinese ingredients.I made this for my daughter’s lunch along with fried rice. She liked it a lot.I usually make gobi 65 and very rarely i make deep fried paneer recipes..But after trying this , i thought to prepare this very often in my kitchen. Its a great side dish for fried rice & dal rice Winking smile. My daughter relished it with tomato sauce.U can have this as evening snack or as a starter recipe for lunch/dinner.Do try this for ur kids , they’ll love it a lot.

chilli-paneer

INGREDIENTS
1 cup - 200ml
To marinate
  • Paneer cubes – 1/2 cup (10 pieces)
  • Ginger–garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
  • Maida – 2 tbsp
  • Corn flour/rice flour – 2 tbsp
  • Cooking soda – A pinch
  • Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  • Water , Salt – as needed
For the sauce
  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  • G&G paste – 1 tsp
  • Green capsicum – 1/2 no
  • Big onion – 1 no (chop roughly)
  • Green chilli – 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 5 nos (-do-)
  • Tomato sauce – 1.5 tbsp
  • Soya sauce – 1/8 tsp 
  • Pepper powder or red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Spring onions – to garnish

METHOD
  • Soak paneer pieces in hot water for sometime.In a wide bowl , take the flour , g&g paste , salt & pepper powder.Add little water to make a thick batter.Drain all the water completely and then add the paneer cubes & make sure the batter coats the paneer pieces very well. Leave it aside.
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  • In a kadai , heat oil and saute the onions , green chillies and garlic..Now add all the tomato sauce , soya sauce , salt & mix well.Lastly add the capsicum pieces & saute for a minute. Capsicum should be crunchy. So don’t saute too much. Add the pepper powder ..
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  • At the same time deep fry the paneer pieces & add them immediately to the above sauteed mixture..& toss well for few seconds..By doing this way paneer pieces can retain its crispness for sometime while eating.. ( For more crispness , deep fry paneer pieces twice before adding to the onion mixture (ie , first deep fry the paneer pieces &set aside.After it becomes warm again deep fry & add them to the sauteed mixture ) I got this tip from a road side chaat shop )
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Serve immediately.Enjoy eating hot with fried rice or as starter !

I served like this for my daughter Smile
chilli paneer tooth pick
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February 13, 2013

BHEL PURI – EASY SNACKS RECIPES

Bhel puri is one of the easiest , tasty and guilt free snack .. I used to make this very often in my home .. Whenever i have chaat chutneys in my hand , bhel puri is the first snack recipe that hits my mind..I  make it very simple by just adding the raw veggies ,sweet & sour chutneys and sev.. I usually don’t add papdi..Of course adding crushed papdi makes this snack more crunchy.. So i add more sev , roasted peanuts , cashews etc to replace papdi Winking smile.. As u all know , this snack should be served immediately after u mix.. By the time i finished clicking , it became soggy & i ate a soggy bhel Sad smile….
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INGREDIENTS
  • Bhel / Puffed rice – 2 cups
  • Sev / Oma podi – 1 cup
  • Chopped onion – 1 no
  • Chaat chutneys ( sweet & spice) – 2 tsp each
  • Chopped tomato – 2 nos
  • Finely chopped carrots – 1 no
  • Chopped Boiled potato – 1 no
  • Chopped Raw mango – 1/4 cup (optional)
  • Roasted cashews & peanuts – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp  (optional)
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – As needed
METHOD
  • Mix all the veggies & chutneys. Finally add the puffed rice , little salt , pepper powder. Garnish with fried nuts & sev.Serve immediately …



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