Mirchi pakoda,Miligai bajji
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Stuffed Milagai Bajji , Mirapakaya Bajji,Mirchi Pakoda

Green chilies stuffed with tangy spice mix and deep fried
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Side Dish, snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: South Indian Cuisine
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 10 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
  • 2 TBSP Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 3/4 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 1 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder / Jeera Powder
  • 1 cup Gram flour / Besan
  • 2 Tbsp Rice Flour / Chawal Ka Atta
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • To taste Salt / Namak
  • Pinch of Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • Pinch of Baking Soda
  • 1/4 TSP Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • To deep fry Cooking Oil

Instructions

  • wash green chilies and make a slit in the center,keeping the back side intact.
  • If chilies are hot then you can blanch them in hot water for 2-3 minutes.
  • Take a bowl and add salt,mango powder,coriander powder,cumin powder and chopped fresh coriander.
  • Mix and add few drops of water to make a thick paste.
  • Stuff little of this paste inside all the green chilies.
  • In a bowl add gram flour,rice flour,salt,turmeric,chili powder,asafoetida and mix
  • Now add water (about 3/4 -1 cup)and make a medium thick batter of coating consistency.
  • Add baking soda over the batter and then pour hot oil over baking soda
  • Now mix the batter properly
  • Heat enough oil in wide pan.
  • Dip the stuffed green chilies in the batter and coat properly and then gently drop in the hot oil.
  • Fry till they become golden and crisp.
  • Drain on a paper napkin to remove the excess oil.

Notes

Note-
To make the stuffing-Instead of mango powder you can use thick tamarind paste or lemon juice,then no need to add water