Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cut Mirchi Bhaji

Its been such a long time that I didn't post anything as there was some renovation work going on in my house I couldn't get time for blogging at all..the other day when I got these chillies , I thought I would do something other than the usual bhajis wanted to give the flavour of curry leaves ....long back when we went to a restaurant we read cut mirchi bhaji in their menu ...when we ordered it we liked it a lot it was something so similar to my usually tasted the same and I loved it :) when I saw them I thought Ill try it so here's the recipe for that...


6-7 Long Green Mirchi

oil for deep frying them  + 1 tsp for frying the masala

For Batter

1/2 cup Gram flour

1/4 tsp haldi

1/2 tsp salt

pinch of baking soda (opt)

water to mix into a semi thick batter

Other ingredients

1 onion (chopped)

1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped

4-5 curry leaves (chopped)


  • Wash and pat dry these chillies.
  • Make a smooth batter of the above ingredients under the batter using little by little water make a semi thick batter, then dip these  whole chillies in batter and deep fry them in oil till crisp, drain and keep it aside.
  • Now cut them into 1 ' thick roundels as shown in the picture below.
  • In Pan add little oil then add curry leaves, coriander leaves, onion and fry till onion turns brown then add these cut chillies and fry well on v low heat and keep tossing for about 5 Min's . Serve them I am sure not only Ur guests but even Ur family would love to have more :)