Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

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Rajasthani Mirchi vada is a traditional Rajasthani snack in which a spicy and tangy potato filling is stuffed inside large green chilies and then the chilies are dipped in a chickpea flour batter and deep fried. You are absolutely going to love this recipe.

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada served with chutney
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Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

A perfect snack for any evening, you can serve this Rajasthani Mirchi vada with chai or coffee
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients 

  • 8 Large green chilies
  • 2 Potatoes (medium sized, boiled and peeled)
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • Oil for frying
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon Heeng / Asafoetida
  • ½ teaspoon Saunf / Fennel seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon Amchoor / Dry mango powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander (chopped)
  • 1 & ½ cup Besan / Chickpea flour
  • ½ teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder
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Instructions 

  • Add 2 tablespoon oil in a pan.
  • When the oil is hot, add cumin seeds, heeng and fennel seeds.
  • Add boiled potatoes.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, amchoor powder and fresh coriander.
  • Mash the potatoes and mix with the spices.
  • Cook for 2 minutes on high heat.
  • Remove from the pan and cool.
  • Mix besan, salt to taste and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Add little water to make a thick batter.
  • There should be no lumps in the batter.
  • Make slits in the green chilies.
  • Remove the seeds carefully without breaking the chilies.
  • Stuff the chilies with potato mixture.
  • Coat the chilies with besan batter and deep fry in hot oil till golden brown from both the sides.
  • Serve hot with green coriander chutney.

Nutrition

Calories: 348kcal, Carbohydrates: 52g, Protein: 12g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Trans Fat: 1g, Sodium: 340mg, Potassium: 898mg, Fiber: 10g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 105IU, Vitamin C: 32mg, Calcium: 62mg, Iron: 3mg
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2 Comments

  1. Love stuffed chilies <3 You have awesome photos, lovely decoration and great use of light! And thanks for the recipe, looks like a ‘must try’!