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Mirchi Bajji Recipe

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Mirchi Bajji
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Lovely green peppers stuffed with tamarind and coconut stuffing, battered and fried. A popular Andhra snack.

Ingredients of Mirchi Bajji

  • 16 green peppers
  • 8-10 Tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 Tbsp dry coconut powder
  • 1 Tbsp ajwain - crushed
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp coriander powder
  • 3 cups besan
  • Water
  • Onions - chopped fine
  • Chat masala

How to Make Mirchi Bajji

  1. For the stuffing:
  2. Make a paste of tamarind, coriander powder, coconut powder, ajwain, salt and the brown sugar.

  3. For the peppers:
  4. Make slits to the green peppers length-wise and remove the seeds from them.
  5. Boil them on a low flame with salt till they become soft.
  6. Drain the water and keep them aside.
  7. Now mix the besan with water and make a thick batter and add little salt.
  8. In a pan add oil for deep frying.
  9. Take the stuffing paste and fill the slit chillies with a spoon and dip it in the besan batter and put the chilly immediately in the pan and deep fry.
  10. Repeat the process for the other chillies as well.
  11. Garnish with chat masala
  12. And serve hot with chopped onions.
Key Ingredients: Tamarind, Coconut, Carom, Salt, Brown Sugar, Corinader Powder, Gram Flour, Onion, carom seeds, coriander powder, green chillies, chaat masala

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