Stuffed Green Chili Pakoda

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 250 g- big yellow chilies
  • 1 cup- cooked mashed potato
  • 1 tsp- cumin powder
  • little asafoetida
  • lime juice to taste
  • 2 tbsp- coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1.5 cup- besan
  • 1/2 cup- rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp- carom seeds (omam, ajwain)
  • 1/2 tsp- cooking soda
  • oil to fry
  • salt to taste

How to Make Stuffed Green Chili Pakoda

  • Slit the chilies along its length, keeping both the ends intact. Remove the seeds and the ribs.
  • Mixed mashed potato with salt, cumin powder, asafetida, lime juice and coriander leaves. Stuff the chilies with this mixture.
  • Mix besan, rice flour, salt carom seeds and soda.
  • Add enough water make coating batter.
  • Dip chilies in this batter and deep fry in moderately hot oil for 2 minutes and remove.
  • At this stage not much batter will stick to the chilies and they will be only partially cooked.
  • Let them cool till they are just warm.
  • Dip them again in batter and fry till golden brown. Serve hot.