Mirchichi Bhaaji

Indeed the main ingredient of this preparation is green chillies. But do not worry, the spice level is not too high and you can enjoy it without having to sniffle after each bite. It is really very tasty and definitely worth a try. After that you will make it often.

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Mirchichi Bhaaji

Main ingredients Thick light green chillies, Cumin seeds, Garlic, Onions, Curry leaves, Red chilli powder, Turmeric powder, Coriander powder, Garam masala powder, Roasted and powdered peanuts, Fresh coriander leaves
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Main course vegetarian
Prep time 10-15 minutes
Cook time 15-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Savoury
Level of cooking Easy
Others Vegetarian


  • 10-12 thick light green chillies
  • 3-4 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • ¼ cup roasted and powdered peanuts
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves + for garnish
  • Jowar bhakri for serving


  1. Remove the stems of the chillies, slit them and chop roughly. 
  2. Heat oil in kadai. Add cumin seeds and once they start to change colour, add garlic, mix and sauté till golden brown.
  3. Add onions and salt, mix and sauté till golden brown.
  4. Add curry leaves and mix. Add green chillies and mix. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  6. Add powdered peanuts and mix well. Add ½ cup water and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add coriander leaves and mix.
  8. Transfer into serving bowl, sprinkle coriander leaves and serve hot with jowar bhakri.