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Mirapakaya Bajjilu Recipe

Mirapakaya Bajjilu is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

    1. 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.
    2. Now discard seeds from chillies making a slit lengthwise.
    3. Mix salt with ajwain powder and rub this powder into the slit area of chillies. Dip these chillies in the batter and coat well.
    4. Slowly drop dipped chillies in the oil. Fry in medium flame till golden brown in colour. Take and keep bajjis aside.
    5. Now take a bowl and mix chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves, salt, lemon juice and chaat masala.
    6. Make a slit lengthwise in bajjis and stuff this masala carefully.
    7. Place them in a plate and garnish with grated carrots or beetroots and sprinkle chaat masala again over them.
    8. Serve hot with sauce and cucumber, onion and tomato salad.


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