Mirchi bava (chili cutlet) is a spicy Indian snack consisting of chili (mirchi ) and potato or cauliflower stuffing, served hot with tomato sauce or occasionally with mint and tamarind chutney.(Source : Wikipedia)
Servings Prep Time
3Serves 15Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
3Serves 15Minutes
Cook Time
For Batter
  • 3/4cup Besan (gram flour)
  • 1tsp ┬áRed chili powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1tsp Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • to make thick batter Water
For Stuffing
  • 4-5 Bhajji mirch
  • 1tbsp Oil
  • 1/2tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1/4tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 Chopped Green chili
  • 1cup Boiled, Mashed potato
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1tsp ┬áRed chili powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4teaspoon Chat masala
  • few Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1tsp Lemon juice
  • for deep fry Oil
  • 1/4tsp Baking soda
For Batter
  1. Place besan (gram flour), red chili powder, salt and ajwain in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix it well and make a thick batter with a water and keep aside.
For stuffing
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, ginger-garlic paste, green chili, mashed potato, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, cumin seeds, garam masala, chat masala and coriander leaves.
  2. Mix everything really well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Let it cool completely and keep aside.
  3. Now cut the mirchi and stuff this mixture.
  4. Take batter and add soda into the batter. Mix it.
  5. Dip stuffed bhajji into the batter.
  6. Deep fry them into enough oil till it become golden brown on medium flame.
  7. Transfer into plate and serve hot with chutney.

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