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Monday, 11 April 2011

Stuffed Mirchi bajji/Green Chilli Fritters

Monday, 11 April 2011

Ingredients:
Bajji Mirchi - 10
Besan - 5 tablespoons
Ajwain - 1 teaspoon
Water - 1/2 cup
Salt - 1 teaspoon
Red chilli Powder - 1 teapoons
Cooking soda - 1/4 teaspoon
Oil - 2 cups

Stuffing:
Groundnuts - 2 teaspoons
Seasame seeds - 2 teaspoons
Tamarind - lemon sized ball
Salt - according to taste
Mint leaves - 2 taspoons(Optional)
Coriander seeds - 1 teaspoon
Jeera - 1/2 teaspoon

Method:

  • Pick 10 straight, plump, healthy looking chillies, wash and dry them in a kitchen towel, with a sharp knife make a vertical slit in the middle of chilli on one side for stuffing. Keep the ends intact .
  •  Insert the knife tip and pluck the thick white vein in the middle along with the seeds. Usually it will come off nicely with a sharp knife. After preparing all chillies in this way and keep a side.
  • Heat a pan, add groundnuts, seasame seeds, coriander seeds, jeera, fry till seeds splutters(approx 3 minutes).
  • To this, add salt, mint leaves, tamarind pulp and grind them to a fine paste(add little water if required but it should be very thick).
  • Take ready to stuff chillies, fill the gap with the above filling nice and evenly one by one and keep them aside on a plate.
  • Take a bowl, add besan, ajwain, salt, redchilli powder, soda, enough water to prepare medium thick batter of thick buttermilk consistency.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying kadai, dip stuffed chillies One by one in batter and gently drop from the sides of kadai into hot oil and deep fry until golden.
  • Serve hot with sprinkled chat masala and chopped onion.

4 comments:

sweethome said...

Wonderful tea time snack. Looks perfect

Nandini said...

These are my favourite fritters! Love how they came out!

Raksha said...

yummy :) going thru ur entire blog :)

Apoorva Sai said...

Stuffed Mirchi Bajji recipe is good taste and easy to prepare. I found different Mysore Bonda or Mysore Bajji recipe is a wonderful and homemade dish. Thanks for giving delicious recipe.

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