Bharwan Mirchi (Stuffed Long Chillies)


  • 8 long chillies, washed, dried, slit on one side and deseeded
  • 2 boiled and grated potato
  • 3 tbsp besan (Gramflour)
  • 1 finely chopped medium onion
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder)
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil

Method –

  1. Heat a wok
  2. Add besan and sauté on low flame till it changes colour and becomes aromatic. Set aside
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in the wok
  4. Add asafoetida powder and cumin seeds
  5. When the seeds sizzle, add onions and fry till it becomes light brown
  6. Add ginger garlic paste
  7. Sauté for 1 minute and add the potatoes
  8. Sauté on low flame for 2-3 minutes
  9. Add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, amchur powder, chaat masala, red chilli powder and besan. Mix well
  10. Sprinkle a little water.
  11. Cover with lid and cook for 3 minutes
  12. Let the mixture cool down
  13. Fill this mixture in the slit chillies
  14. Add 2 tbsp oil in a pan
  15. Put the stuffed chillies in the pan and cook till done

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