Crunchy Indian Traditional Chili Fritters from Rajasthan. Authentic Recipe of Mirchi Bada.

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Things to know about Mirchi Bada Recipe

The Indian Traditional Chili Fritters or Kadhi is a spicy snack made with chili and potato stuffing. The delicious stuffing is then battered and fried. The dish is popular in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. This is because of the water in the region that lends its unique taste. The word “Mirchi” means “chili” in Hindi. The word “Bada” means “cutlet”. Mirchi Bada has other names as well. These include Mirchi Bhaje, Mirchi Bhajia, and Mirapakay Bajji. The snack is often served with green chutney which is a sauce made with cilantro and mint.


Agoralia Recipes Traditional Authentic Dishes v017

Crunchy Indian Traditional Chili Fritters from Rajasthan. Authentic Recipe of Mirchi Bada.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: मिर्ची बड़ा
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Pan)

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Servings 3 People
Calories / Serving 259 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 250 grams (8.82 oz) Potato
  • 1 pc Green Chili Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaf Chopped
  • ½ tsp Fennel Seed Crushed
  • ½ tsp Ground Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Mango Powder
  • ¼ tsp Ground Cumin Powder
  • ¼ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Gram Flour
  • ½ cup Water
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • 250 grams (8.82 oz) Chili

Instructions
 

  • Rinse the chilies and slit each on one side with a knife.
  • Boil potatoes in a cooker and peel them.
  • Add green chili, coriander leaves, fennel seeds, coriander powder, mango powder, cumin powder, and red chili powder. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Stuff the mixture into the chilies.
  • In a bowl, combine gram flour, asafoetida, and chili powder.
  • Add in water and make a thick batter. Season with salt.
  • Dip the chili in the batter.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium flame.
  • Add the chili and fry until golden.
  • Remove when they become crispy and serve.

NOTES

You can use lemon juice instead of mango powder.
COOKING TIPS:

Do not overstuff the chilies or they will crack open while frying. You can add rice flour to make the batter crispier.

SERVE WITH:

Serve the Mirchi Bada with Green Chutney which is a sauce made with mint and cilantro.

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Nutrition

Calories: 259kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 12gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 330mgPotassium: 976mgFiber: 8gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 882IUVitamin C: 136mgCalcium: 51mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Indian Traditional Chili Fritters, Mirchi Bada Recipe, मिर्ची बड़ा
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