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Bharwan Mirch

sfehmi's picture
Bharwan green chilli is a very well known side dish from India. Goes well with Parathas and Baisan ki Roti
  Long green chillis 25
  Coriander seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 2 Tablespoon
  Fennel seeds 3 Tablespoon
  Amchur 1 Teaspoon (dried powder made from green mangoes)
  Hing 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Limes 2

Wash green chillis and lay on a towel till dry
Mix all spices and grind to powder
Sqeeze lime juice and mix it to spices forming a thick paste - if needed add some warm water
Let the paste rest
Take each green chilli and slit it open ( do not slit in two ) you need to be slightly carefull while slitting.
Open up the slitted side and fill in the chilli with the paste
Repeat till all chillis are filled with paste
There should be some paste left over
Take two table spoon of oil and heat it in a pan
Add in the chillis and ther left over paste
Fry for two minutes
Add two table spoon of water and let it cook on low heat for another 10 minutes while covered
Check often to ensure chillis and spices do not burn
If needed add more water
The chillis should start losing the bright green color - that is the sign that they are cooked
Remove from pan and refrigerate
Serve cold or at room temperature

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Green Chilli

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 123 Calories from Fat 40

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 0.26 g1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 129.6 mg5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.2%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 5 g10.8%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 266.9%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 50.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Bharwan Mirch Recipe, Green Chilli