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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Cheese Mirchi Bajji / Cheese stuffed green chilli fritters

Cheese Mirchi Bajji
Chilli stuffing Ingredients
Long green chillies / Anaheim peppers - 4 nos
Grated cheese - 1 and 1/2 cups
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Amchoor powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Water - 1 tsp

Ingredients for batter
Gramflour / Chickpea flour - 3/4 cup
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Asafetida - pinch
Cooking soda - few pinches
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Water required to make thick batter

Other ingredients
Oil to deep fry bajjis
Chesse Stuffed Bajji
1. Wash the chillies, pat dry, make a slit in them and remove the seeds( without cutting chilli into halfs).
2. Make a paste out of red chilli powder, turmeric powder, amchoor powder, salt and tsp of water, apply this paste inside each chilli through the slit.
3. Stuff the grated cheese generously inside each chilli and set side.
4. Prepare a lump free and thick bajji batter with the ingredients given under for the batter.
5. Heat oil in a pan to deep fry, spead little maida flour on a plate, dust each chilli with this flour( by this method the bajji batter will hold on to chillies) and dip in prepared bajji batter.
6. Immediately drop the battered chillies into hot oil and fry until golden brown and crisp.
Serve hot cheese stuffed chilli bajji with chutney of your choice.
Mirchi Bajji Recipe

1 comment:

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Crispy and inviting to look at bhajjis. Excellent looking snack.