Mirapakaya Bajjilu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Thick and long Green Chillies (about 10-15 cm) - 6
  • Ajwain - 3 tsp (roasted and powdered)
  • Besan - 200 gm
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder, a pinch
  • Red Chilli powder/Ajwain - 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Curds - 2 tsp
  • Onions, chopped - 2
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Coriander leaves, chopped - 2 tbsp
  • Tomato, chopped - 1
  • Chaat Masala - 1 tsp (optional)
  • Carrot or Beetroot, grated - 1 (for garnishing)
  • Rice Flour - 50 gm

How to Make Mirapakaya Bajjilu

  • Take besan in a bowl. Add turmeric, salt, curds, baking soda and ajwain and mix well adding water. Make a thick batter. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Now discard seeds from chillies making a slit lengthwise.
  • Mix salt with ajwain powder and rub this powder into the slit area of chillies. Dip these chillies in the batter and coat well.
  • Slowly drop dipped chillies in the oil. Fry in medium flame till golden brown in colour. Take and keep bajjis aside.
  • Now take a bowl and mix chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves, salt, lemon juice and chaat masala.
  • Make a slit lengthwise in bajjis and stuff this masala carefully.
  • Place them in a plate and garnish with grated carrots or beetroots and sprinkle chaat masala again over them.
  • Serve hot with sauce and cucumber, onion and tomato salad.