How to make Mirchi Roll -

A spicy and salty dish, easy to cook and easy to serve

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Bhavnagri Green Chiilies, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mirchi Roll

Mirchi Roll Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mirchi Roll Recipe

  • Bhavnagri Green Chiilies slit 4

  • Cottage Cheese 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 8-10

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Potatoes boiled and grated 2 medium

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 3/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salted biscuits 16

  • Red capsicum 1/4 inch pieces 1 medium


Step 1

Slit the green chillies and remove the seeds. Heat a pan, add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, carom seeds and black peppercorns and roast .

Step 2

Place ginger in a bowl, add potato and cottage cheese and mix. Pound the roasted spices in a mortar with a pestle along with salt, red chilli powder and dry mango powder.

Step 3

Add this to the potato mixture and mix well. Heat a little oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 4

Stuff this mixture into the slit chillies and place them in the pan. Cover and let them soften on medium heat.

Step 5

Transfer then chillies onto a chopping board and cut into four slices each.

Step 6

Arrange salty biscuits on a serving plate and place a slice of the stuffed chilli on top of each.

Step 7

Garnish with red capsicum pieces and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.