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Mirchi Vada

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Stuffed green chilli pakoras.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings :

Mirchi Vada

Main Ingredients

Green chillies , Potatoes,boiled and grated





Level Of Cooking



  • Green chillies
    16 large
  • Potatoes,boiled and grated
    5 medium
  • Red chilli powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Chaat masala
    1 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves,chopped
    1 tablespoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    to deep fry
  • Gram flour (besan)
    1 cup
  • Baking powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste


Step 1

Slit green chillies and remove seeds. Add red chilli powder, garam masala powder, chaat masala, coriander leaves and salt to the grated potatoes.

Step 2

Mix well. Divide this into sixteen equal portions. Stuff a little of this mixture into the green chillies and cover them with the remaining mixture. Let them rest in the refrigerator.

Step 3

Prepare a thick batter with gram flour, baking powder, red chilli powder, salt and about one cup of water. Let the batter stand for ten minutes.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai to a moderate temperature. Dip stuffed green chillies in the gram flour batter and deep fry until golden brown.

Step 5

Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot.

Step 6

Chef's Tip

Step 7

Select large sized green chillies for this recipe. It will not only give it a nice definite shape but also would not be very hot.

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