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Sweet Potato Hasselback Dabeli

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American, fusion, Indian
Keyword dabeli, easy to make, hassleback, kutchi, potato, snacks, sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author Anagha


  • 2 Sweet Potatoes Try and pick long and narrow ones
  • 1 Tsp Kosher Salt

Spice Butter

  • 4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Dabeli Masala You can use a market bought or make at home


  • 1/2 Cup Pomegranate Arils
  • 1/2 Cup Spiced peanuts I will share my recipe soon
  • 1/3 Cup Fine Sev
  • 4 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro


Preheat the oven to 450 F

Prepare the potatoes

  1. Scrub and wash the potatoes the potatoes

  2. Slice the potatoes thin leaving about 1/4 inch at the bottom uncut. You can use two chop sticks or even wooden spoons to guide the knife and prevent it from cutting it all the way through.

Spiced butter

  1. Heat the butter in a sauce pan till just melted. Turn off the heat and add the Dabeli spice mix. 


  1. Take a baking sheet or a overproof pan, I like using a cast iron pan

  2. Arrange the potatoes on the sheet with the cut side up

  3. Brush on half of the  butter mixture, making sure to get in between all the slices. 

  4. Bake until tender and crisp, 45- 50 minutes.

  5. Take out of the oven, and brush the remaining butter mixture and bake for another 20-25 mins.


  1. Place the potatoes in a serving dish. Drizzle the date chutney and mint chutney 

  2. Sprinkle some cilantro, pomegranate, Spiced peanuts and the Sev