Andhra Style Mirapakaya Bajji Recipe - Stuffed Chilli Recipe

Andhra Style Mirapakaya Bajji Recipe is a long green chilli stuffed with roasted chana dal spice mixture and fried after dipping it in a chickpea batter until crispy.

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Andhra Style Mirapakaya Bajji Recipe - Stuffed Chilli Recipe
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Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe  is an authentic snack from Andhra Pradesh. The long green chilies are de seeded and stuffed with a spicy chickpea mixture and then dipped into a besan batter and fried till it crisps up. A mixture of freshly cut onions and coriander is made and then added over the chilies and eaten as a tea time snack

Serve the Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe along with hot cup of tea for your evening snack. 

If you are looking for more Tea Time snack recipes here are some: 

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  2. Dahi Batata Puri Chaat Recipe (Classic Indian Tea Time Snack)
  3. Bhel Puri Recipe - An Indian Street Food & Tea Time Snack

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Badi hari mirch (Large Green Chilli)
  • For the Stuffing
  • 2 tablespoon Roasted Gram Dal (Pottukadalai)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
  • 5 grams Tamarind
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the outer layer
  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/3 cup Rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Enos fruit salt
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt , to taste
  • Cooking oil , for deep frying
  • For the topping
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped

How to make Andhra Style Mirapakaya Bajji Recipe - Stuffed Chilli Recipe

  1. To begin making the Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe, wash the chillies and cut them in the middle. Deseed them and keep it aside. Be sure to wash your hands after deseeding. 

  2. In a mixer jar combine the roasted chana dal, red chilli powder, cumin seeds, ajwain seeds, chaat masala, tamarind, hing and grind it a mixer by adding 2 tablespoons of water to a smooth mixture.

  3. Stuff this mixture into each of the hollow chilies.

  4. Move on to make the batter by mixing all the ingredients- besan, rice flour, red chilli powder, enos salt, salt in a bowl with 1/2 cup of water to a smooth thick batter.

  5. Heat a kadai with oil to deep fry the chillies on medium-low flame. 

  6. Check if the oil is hot by dropping a little amount of batter into the oil. If the batter rises up quickly then it is hot enough.

  7. Dip the green chilies into the batter and coat it evenly, carefully drop the chilies into the hot oil and fry. Turn the chilies after 30 seconds so that it has an even brown color all over.

  8. Take out the chilies using a slotted spoon and place it on a kitchen paper towel to drain the oil. Do the same for the rest of the chilies.

  9. Mix the onion and coriander leaves together and add it on top as a garnish. 

  10. Serve the Andhra Style Mirapakaya bajji Recipe along with hot cup of tea for your evening snack.

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