Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Dabeli style turnovers

Dabeli style turnovers
Sometimes ingredients around you push your creativity to such an extent that you feel pleased that you were short of ingredients. I promised a sick friend done dinner but the buns weren't enough and then my oven was on for baking mini pizzas for kids and there was enough left over dough from them. Enough reasons for me to experiment with potato filling of dabeli,dough and a hot oven ! They turned out delicious !! Next time around will mark the covering with whole wheat flour and make it healthier! :))
For the covering
250 gms flour
50 gms suji
1.5 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup curd
2 tbsp oil
For filling
2-3 boiled potato
1 chopped onions
1 chopped tomato
Chilli powder
1/2 tsp haldi
1 tsp coriander powder
1.5 tsp dabeli masala
1 tbsp oil
For dabeli masala
1 tsp Coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
Red chille a few
4-5 cloves
Small stick of cinnamon
Other things
Roasted masala peanuts, tamarind chutney, garlic chilli chutney
Mix flour and suji with baking powder , salt and oil. Add curd and water to make a firm dough. Rest for a while.
Roast all the spices for masala and powder them.
Heat oil and add onions and sauté. 
Add tomatoes and sauté to mash.
Add all the spices and cook till you get good aroma.
Add mashed potatoes and cook well. 
Add chopped green coriander and mix well.
Roll small circles from the dough, about 4" round and 2-3 mm thick. 
Spread some garlic chutney and a bit of tamarind chutney.
Put a generous spoon of potatoes on one side.
Top with peanuts and fold over.
Stick the sides with a bit of water and press with a fork.
Put on baking tray lined with parchment paper.
Brush with butter or milk.
Bake in a preheated oven at 200 deg C till they are golden brown.
Serve them hot! 
Yummy delicious tiffin snack!

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