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A popular street food – buns stuffed with spicy potato mixture and chutneys.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 6-10 minutes

Servings : 4


Main Ingredients

Round Buns ( pavs) , Dabeli masala powder





Level Of Cooking



  • Round Buns ( pavs)
  • Dabeli masala powder
    1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Onion chopped
    2 medium
  • Tomato chopped
    2 medium
  • Tomato puree
    2 tablespoons
  • Potato boiled, peeled and mashed
    2 large
  • Red chilli-garlic chutney
    1/4 cup
  • Sweet date and tamarind chutney
    1/4 cup
  • Green chutney
    1/4 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Lemon juice
    2 teaspoons
  • Fresh pomegranate pearls
    1/4 cup
  • fine sev
    1/2 cup
  • spicy peanuts (masala moongphali)
    1/4 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Scraped coconut
    2 teaspoons
  • Butter
    2 tablespoons
  • Onion cut into rings
    1 small


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onions and saute.

Step 2

Slit the pavs without cutting through.

Step 3

When the onions turn golden, add tomatoes and saute. Add tomato puree and mix. Add dabeli masala powder, mashed potatoes, ½ cup water and mix well.

Step 4

Apply red chilli-garlic chutney to the base half of the pavs. Apply sweet date and tamarind chutney to the top half of the pavs. Apply green chutney over the red chilli-garlic chutney.

Step 5

Add salt and lemon juice to the potato mixture and mix well. Switch off the heat.

Step 6

Add pomegranate pearls, sev, peanuts and coriander leaves and mix well. Add coconut and mix.

Step 7

Heat butter in another non-stick pan. Stuff the pavs with the potato mixture, place on the second pan and grill, turning sides, till both sides are crisp and golden.

Step 8

Serve garnished with onion rings.

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