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Potato Pav Sandwich


Dabeli is a popular Gujarati street food made with spicy potato filling which is then topped with onion, pomegranate and sev. A very flavorful and addictive sandwich.
Author: Pavani
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Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
Course: sandwich
Cuisine: gujarati
Servings: 4 serving


For Dabeli Masala:

  • 1 Red Chili Dry
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds
  • ½ Cinnamon " stick
  • 2 Cloves
  • ¼ tsp Cumin seeds

For the Potato Filling:

  • 2 Potatoes Medium , boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 Onion Small , finely chopped
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • Pinch Asafoetida of
  • 2 tsps Masala Dabeli
  • 2 tbsps Tamarind Chutney Sweet (link below)
  • To taste Salt

For Dabeli:

  • 6 ~ 8 Pav Burger Buns /
  • Butter As needed , for cooking
  • ¼ cup Peanuts Roasted
  • ¼ cup Cilantro , finely chopped
  • ¼ cup Sev Fine
  • ¼ cup Pomegranate seeds
  • Green Chutney As needed
  • Tamarind Chutney As needed Sweet


Make Dabeli Masala:

  • Dry roast the dabeli masala ingredients in a pan until fragrant. Grind to a fine powder in a spice grinder or blender. Use as needed.

Make the Potato Filling:

  • Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds and once the seeds start to splutter, add asafoetida, 2tsp ground dabeli masala, mashed potato, salt and some water. Mix well and cook for 4~5 minutes.
  • Take off the heat and add the sweet tamarind chutney and mix well. Set aside.

Make Dabeli Sandwich:

  • Slice the buns in half horizontally and cook the buns with butter until nicely toasted.
  • Smear green chutney on both sides liberally. Place some of the potato filling on the bottom half of the bun.
  • Top with the onion, peanuts, cilantro, sev, pomegranate, green chutney and sweet tamarind chutney.
  • Sandwich it with the top half of the sandwich bread and Serve!!


Potato Pav Sandwich
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