How to make Mozzarella Stuffed Chillies -

A spicy and cheesy stuffed chilly pakoras.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़), Jalapeno (हालापीनो)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mozzarella Stuffed Chillies

Mozzarella Stuffed Chillies Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Mozzarella Stuffed Chillies Recipe

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 250 grams

  • Jalapeno 8

  • Bhavnagri green chillies 8

  • Dried mixed herbs 2 teaspoons

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh bread crumbs 2 cups

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Slit Bhavnagri chillies and remove the seeds. Slit the pickled Jalapeno chillies and remove seeds. Take grated cheese in a bowl, add dried mixed herbs and mix.

Step 2

Stuff this mixture into the chillies. Mix cornstarch, salt and water to make a batter. Dip the chillies in the batter then roll in the breadcrumbs.

Step 3

Repeat the process to get a double coating. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan till very hot and deep fry the chillies till golden brown. Drain and place on an absorbent paper. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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