Accompaniments like pickle and chutney make any bland and boring meal a delicious one. Many people also like to pair their meals with pickled onions or spicy green chillies as well. Pickled onions are for those who like pungency in their meal and green chillies are picked by those who want extra spiciness in their food. If you really want your meal to be delectable, don't settle for plain chillies, fill them up with some masala and try this besan bharwan hari mirch fry.
This stuffed green chilli works best as a side dish but can be paired with your parathas as well. Besan (gram flour) lends a distinct nutty taste and spices of saunf (fennel seeds) and rai (mustard seeds) give pickle-like flavour to it. Make sure to pick not-too spicy green chillies with fewer seeds in them. You can even store these bharwan hari mirch for up to one week. The recipe was shared on Facebook page 'Cooking With Reshu'.
Here's the step-by-step recipe of besan bharwan hari mirch fry:
Step 1 - Slit all the green chillies.
Step 1- Make masala. Combine turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chilli powder, coriander powder, amchoor powder, cumin powder, saunf, mustard seeds, garam masala, salt, hing, and mix well.
Step 3 - Heat some mustard oil in a pan. Saute some besan flour till fragrant, for about 2 minutes. Turn off the gas. Combine with the masala.
Step 4 - Now fill the masala in slit chillies. Fry the chillies in hot oil on low-medium flame. Make sure not to overcook them.
Step 5 - Add the remaining masala to the chillies. Mix well. Serve hot or cold.
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