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

Mirchi Bada is a spicy snack made with potatoes and chili stuffing. The spicy stuffing is battered and fried and always served hot.

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.

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 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Pan)


Servings 3 People
Calories / Serving 259 kcal


  • 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
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  • 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.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

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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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Cooking tip for making Mirchi Bada

When frying the ingredients, use medium heat and make sure the oil is hot enough.

What to serve with Mirchi Bada?

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Variations of Mirchi Bada

You can use lemon juice instead of mango powder.

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