Stuffed Chilli Peppers


Stuffed chilli peppers are long green chilli peppers filled with spicy potato stuffing. These are my personal favorite.  You can serve these as a snack or as a side dish with rice.

Stuffed Chilli Peppers 

Stuffed chilli peppers are long green chilli peppers filled with spicy potato stuffing. Serve these as a snack or as a side dish with rice.

📎Course : Snack 
📎Cuisine : Indian 
🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 15 minutes
🕞Total : 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS:


  • 2 big green chilli peppers 
  • Oil to fry 
For batter :

  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour 
  • 1 tbsp rice flour or semolina 
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder 
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 
  • Salt to taste 

For stuffing :

  • 1 big potato 
  • 1 onion finely chopped 
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder 
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder 
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala 
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped 
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves 
  • Salt to taste 
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil 

METHOD:
  1. Boil potato.  Peel off the skin and mash it completely. 
  2. In a pan heat oil. Add finely chopped onion.  Fry till translucent. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and red chilli powder. Add mashed potato. Add chopped green chillies and chopped coriander leaves  Mix everything well. Add mustard sauce.  Mix well and cook for 5 minuted on medium heat. Remove from heat and keep aside. 
  3. For batter, in a large bowl take all the ingredients of batter. Add 1/2 cup water. Mix everything well to make a lump free batter.
  4. Now wash the green chilli peppers. If you are using very long chilli peppers  then make two parts of them.  Remove the seeds from inside the peppers. If you like, you can add these seeds into the stuffing. 
  5. Now fill each chillies with the potato mixture stuffing. 
  6. Heat oil in a large pan. 
  7. Dip each stuffed chillies into the batter and put them on the hot oil. 
  8. When one side becomes golden brown turn up the other side. Fry till both sides become golden brown. 
  9. Serve hot with steamed rice. 

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