Stuffed Mirchi bajji/Green Chilli Fritters

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

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


  • 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.


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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