Bharwan Mirchi Pakore- Stuffed Pepper Fritters

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Feb. 11, 2014

Mirchi ka pakora is a spicy delicious treat for those who enjoy the hot green chilies. It is perfect with a hot cup of tea on rainy days.


Pepper 12
Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((For deep frying))
For stuffing
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Panch phoron spice mix 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric 1 Pinch
Ginger garlic paste 1 Tablespoon ((with salt added))
Coriander cumin powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Red chili powder To Taste
Shredded coconut 2 Tablespoon
Ground peanut 2 Tablespoon
Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
Boiled potato 1 , mashed
Water 2 Tablespoon ((as needed))
Finely chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
For batter
Besan 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) ((Chick pea flour))
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
Coriander cumin powder 1/2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon ((pr 1 tsp Eno))
Lemon juice/Lime juice 4 Drop ((few drops))
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((as needed))



For Stuffing:

1. Place a pan on flame, heat oil, add spice mix and allow them to splutter.

2. Add turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, coriander cumin seed powder, red chili powder, shredded coconut, and ground peanut. Stir and cook until fragrant.

3. Add sesame seeds, pour water, and then add mashed potato. Add coriander leaves, mix and set aside to cool.

4. Deseed pepper and stuff them with the mixture. Do not over stuff and set aside.

For Batter:

5. In a bowl, combine besan, coriander cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.

6. Gradually pour water and mix into a lump free batter. Add baking soda/Eno and lime/lemon juice and mix well.


7. Dip pepper, one at a time into the batter to coat well, drip off the excess and deep fry in oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.


8. Serve with chutney and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 207Calories from Fat 106

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 289 mg12.04%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet