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.
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
Prepare the filling:
1.Mix together the potatoes, salt, chilli powder, amchoor, coriander powder, asafoetida, green chillies
Prepare the vada:
1.Wash and wipe the peppers, slit lengthwise, and de-seed.
2.Fill with the potato filling.
3.Mix the besan with the salt and enough water to form a thick, smooth paste.
4.Heat the oil till a drop of batter dropped in comes up at once.
5.Dip the pepper in the batter, and drop it into the hot oil.
6.Lower the heat to medium and fry till a golden colour.
7.Lift out and transfer on to an absorbent paper, before serving.
Key Ingredients: green peppers, besan (chickpea flour), salt, Water (to mix the batter), Oil (for deep frying), potatoes (peeled and mashed), salt, chilli powder, aamchoor (dried mango powder), coriander powder, asafoetida, saunf (fennel seeds, crushed), green chillis (chopped)