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Delicious Vegan Dabeli [Mini Indian Burgers]
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Delicious Vegan Dabeli [Mini Indian Burgers]

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

India is famous for its street food that is filled with interesting ingredients. Dabeli is a common street food, which has originated from the Indian state of Gujarat. This recipe is full of flavors and can be prepared easily. Dabeli is basically a dish which is prepared with vegan buns, mashed potatoes and chutney. So let’s get started with this delicious vegan Indian dabeli.



  • 4 boiled potatoes
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • ½ cup of pomegranate seeds
  • Salt to taste


  • 4 soaked red chilies
  • lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger


  • 4 vegan mini buns
  • ½ cup ground nuts
  • ½ cup chickpea noodles
  • finely chopped onions
  • finely chopped mint leaves
  • finely chopped cilantro



Step 1: Peel the boiled potatoes and place them in a bowl. Mash the potatoes and set them aside.

Step 2: Heat oil in a pan and add the finely chopped onions. Let the onions cook for 5 minutes. Once they turn golden brown, you’ll know that they have been cooked properly.

Step 3: Next, add the mashed potatoes to the pan and mix well.

Step 4: Add the cumin powder, red chili powder, and chaat masala to the mixture. Let it cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5: Add the pomegranate seeds to the mixture and set it aside.



Step 1: Take a blender and put the soaked chilies in the blender.

Step 2: Add the minced ginger and minced garlic in the blender.

Step 3: Lastly, add salt and lemon juice to the mixture and blend the mixture for 5 minutes until it’s a smooth paste.



Step 1: Take the 4 vegan buns and apply the chutney in the center.

Step 2: Now take the potato filling and put it on one side of the bun.

Step 3: Put some chopped onions, mint leaves, and cilantro leaves on the potato filling.

Step 4: Lastly, sprinkle some roasted peanuts, pomegranate seeds, and chickpea noodles over the buns.

Step 5: Take the other half of the bun and place it on the top of the bottom one.

Serve the dabeli piping hot. Hope you like this recipe!

Photograph Courtesy: Flickr.


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  1. victoria davis
    Great post..voted+1.
  2. The Flaming Vegan Crew
    The Flaming Vegan Crew
    I cannot wait to try this! Awesome post. We pinned it on our Great Vegan Entrees board on Pinterest.
  3. Carole
    Yum! I've heard about Dabeli and always wanted to try it out. And now that it's a vegan recipe, I surely can! Thanks!


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