Bharli Mirchi

Bhavnagri chillies stuffed with spicy coconut filling.

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Bharli Mirchi
Main Ingredients Bhavnagri Mirch, Oil
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Bharli Mirchi

  • 8 large Bhavnagri Mirch
  • to taste Oil
  • 5 tablespoons Oil
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 cups Coconut scraped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Aniseed (saunf) powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 small Raw mango,grated
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Slit green chillies and remove seeds. Apply a little salt and keep aside for thirty minutes. Wash and drain well. Heat two tablespoons of oil and temper with asafoetida, mustard seeds and turmeric powder.
  2. Add coconut and sauté till lightly coloured. Add red chilli powder, aniseed powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and raw mango. Sauté till well mixed and dry.
  3. Add salt and coriander leaves. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Stuff mixture into chillies and keep aside. Heat remaining oil in a shallow pan.
  4. Place chillies, cover and cook for five minutes. Remove and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1737
Carbohydrates 41.4
Protein 13.2
Fat 168.8
Other Fiber 34.5gm