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Rajasthani Mirchi Vada Recipe

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada
How to make Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

About Rajasthani Mirchi Vada Recipe | Mirchi Pakoda Recipe: This is a popular street snack of Rajasthan also known as Jodhpuri Mirchi Vada. Green peppers stuffed with a masala aloo filling and deep fried. Serve with a tangy tomato chutney or white bread.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

  • 12-15 Large green peppers
  • 1 cup besan (chickpea flour)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Water (to mix the batter)
  • Oil (for deep frying)
  • For the filling:
  • 250 gms potatoes (peeled and mashed), boiled
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp aamchoor (dried mango powder)
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 2 tsp saunf (fennel seeds, crushed)
  • 1 tsp green chillis (chopped)

How to Make Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

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Prepare the filling:

Mix together the potatoes, salt, chilli powder, amchoor, coriander powder, asafoetida, green chillies

Prepare the vada:

Wash and wipe the peppers, slit lengthwise, and de-seed.
Fill with the potato filling.
Mix the besan with the salt and enough water to form a thick, smooth paste.
Heat the oil till a drop of batter dropped in comes up at once.
Dip the pepper in the batter, and drop it into the hot oil.
Lower the heat to medium and fry till a golden colour.
Lift out and transfer on to an absorbent paper, before serving.
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