Mirchi Vada

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 8-10 large green chillies
  • Oil for Deep Frying
  • For Batter: 1 cup besan
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 pinches soda bicarb
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp - hot oil
  • Water
  • For Filling:
  • 4large potatoes, boiled, peeled, mashed
  • 1tsp - garam masala
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 2tsp - amchoor powder
  • 3 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Mirchi Vada

  • Mix all the ingredients of the filling
  • Divide into 8-10 parts (depending on chillies).
  • Slit green chillies and remove seeds.
  • Stuff the green chilli by 1/2 of each part and cover chillies with remaining 1/2.
  • Repeat for all chillies.
  • Keep aside.
  • Mix all ingredients of batter to form a dip thick enough to thickly coat back of a spoon.
  • Heat the oil for deep frying
  • Deep the green chillies into batter
  • Gradually let chillies into the hot oil. Deep fry till golden brown, turning sides as required.
  • Fry 2-3 in a batch. Drain.
  • Cut into half and serve with chutney.