Rajasthani Mirchi Pakora - SK Khazana

Large green chillies stuffed with spicy raw banana mixture and batter fried This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Rajasthani Mirchi Pakora - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Large Bhavnagri green chillies, Large raw bananas
Cuisine Rajasthani
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Rajasthani Mirchi Pakora - SK Khazana

  • 4 Large Bhavnagri green chillies slit on side only and seeds removed
  • 2-3 Large raw bananas boiled and peeled
  • 1-2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel powder
  • 1 pinches Asafoetida (hing)
  • to taste Salt
  • to deep fry Oil
  • to sprinkle Chaat masala
  • Batter
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil


  1. Take raw bananas in a mixing bowl and mash with a masher. Add green chillies, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, dried mango powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, fennel powder, asafoetida and salt and mix well.
  2. Stuff the raw banana mixture into each chilli.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  4. Take gram flour in a bowl. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, sufficient water and hot oil and mix well and mix well to get a smooth batter.
  5. Dip each stuffed chilli in the batter and deep-fry till half fried. Drain on absorbent paper and let them cool slightly.
  6. Cut each pakora into 3-4 pieces and deep-fry once again till golden and crisp on the outside. Drain on absorbent paper.
  7. Arrange them in a serving bowl, sprinkle chaat masala on top and serve hot.