Recipe for Dhabara of Jammu


 Potatoes boiled and crushed  ½ kg
 Cauliflower grated  250 gms
 Anar Dhana (Pomegranate seeds)  10gms
 Dry Mango Power (Amchoor Powder)  5 gms
 Red chilly powder  5 gms
 Ginger Chopped  15 gms
 Green coriander chopped  10gms
 Green chilly chopped  5 gms
 Salt  1 tsp


For the Batter

 Chick pea flour (Besan)  250gms
 Salt  ½ tsp
 Red Chilly Powder  ½ tsp
 Carom Seeds (Ajwain)  ½ tsp
 Asafoetida (Heeng )  1 gm
 Ginger Garlic paste  1 tsp
 Water  50 ml
 Oil to fry
 Mint and coriander Chutney  50 gms



Recipe for Dhabara of Jammu

  • In a deep bowl mix potatoes and cauliflower.
  • Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Make round balls of about 50 grams each.
  • In a deep bowl take Besan and add all the dry ingredients.
  • Make a batter free of any lumps. Beat the batter with your hand for about 10 to 15 minutes to make a light and fluffy batter.
  • Heat oil to medium hot in a Kadai or a fryer.
  • Dip the rolled potato mixture in the prepared batter and deep fry till light brown in color.
  • Press the Fried Dabaras between your palms and fry again till crisp and golden brown in color.
    Serve hot with mint chutney.

From the Kitchen of Chef Umesh Mattoo
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