Mirchi ki hhajiya a Rajput delight. Yet another accompaniment to the rains. Mirchi ki bhajiya with chai is an absolute blissful experience in the monsoons.
Bhavnagar mirchi ( these chillies are bigger and hollow and not hot) 10. STUFFING – Boiled and mashed potatoes 1 cup. Coriander and cumin powder coarsely grinded 1 tsp. Chat masala 1 tsp. Salt to taste.
COVER – Besan ( chickpeas flour) 1 1/2 cups, chilli powder and salt.
Oil for deep frying.
Slit the green chillies and deseed it. In a bowl take mashed potatoes and mix chat masala, coriander cumin powder and salt. Now fill in / stuff the chillies with mashed potato mixture. Keep it aside.
In another bowl take besan and season it with chilli powder and salt. Mix water to make the batter – not too runny and not too thick.
Now dip all the stuffed chillies in the batter.
Heat oil in a wok and deep fry till the chilling turn crispy and golden.
Serve hot with tamarind chutney. (Recipe posted earlier).