India has no dearth of flavourful street food. If you truly want to explore the culture of a city, you must try the street foods they have to offer. The local mix of spices and cooking techniques are sure to take you by a surprise. So many times you would also see interesting overlap of techniques and ingredients. Take for instance Dabeli, it is a hot-selling item in both Gujarat and Maharashtra, but its taste may vary from shop to shop. Dabeli is a delicate blend of softness and crunch that makes home in your heart in the very first bite. This delish Gujarati snack is made by stuffing onions, potatoes, peanuts, imli and garlic chutney inside a bun.
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If you are not planning to visit Gujarat or Maharashtra anytime soon, you can make the iconic snack at home too. With this toothsome recipe from noted blogger and YouTuber Manjula Jain, you can prepare this potato-based snack in the comfort of your kitchen. The recipe was posted on the YouTube channel 'Manjula's Kitchen'. For making the snack, you would need potatoes, red chillies, tamarind paste, cinnamon, sugar, sev, black pepper, butter, coriander seeds and pomegranate seeds. In case you do not have pomegranate at home, you can fine chop some green grapes and use it as a topping for your dabeli too.
Here's the recipe of authentic Gujarati Dabeli. Try this recipe and let us know how you like it.