Mirchi Vada Recipe

Mirchi Vada or Mirch Bada, also commonly known as Mirchi Bhajiya or Mirchi Bhaja, is a traditional Indian snack hails from Rajasthan and is a popular teatime grub.

The mirchi vada is made by batter-frying deseeded Bhavnagri chilies (green chili peppers). The peppers can even be stiffed to make the preparation zestier. Follow this simple recipe to spice up your teatime as well.

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Mirchi Vada Recipe
Batter fried stuffed chili peppers.
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Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
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Instructions
  1. Slit the chilies and deseed them.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan.
  3. Crush coarsely coriander seeds and cumin seeds in a mortar with a pestle and add to the pan. Sauté for a minute.
  4. Add ½ teaspoon each of turmeric powder, asafetida, red chili powder, salt and pepper powder. Mix well and sauté for ½ a minute.
  5. Add potatoes and a little water, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Switch off heat and transfer mixture into a bowl. Add cheese and mix well.
  7. Stuff the chilies with potato-cheese mixture.
  8. Take urad dal batter in a bowl. Add salt, remaining red chilli powder, remaining pepper powder and remaining turmeric powder and mix well.
  9. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  10. Dip stuffed chilies in the batter, coat evenly and deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  11. Serve hot with tomato chutney.

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