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Prawn Stuffed Chilly Bhajji / Deep Fried Banana Pepper With Prawn

Chilly Bajji or Mirchi Bhajji is a popular street food in India and in different parts it is known by different names as in South India it is known as milagai bajji, molaga bajji or Mulaku Bajji and when you come to North it is known as Mirchi pakoda. This is not only a popular street food but a delicious snacks with cup of hot tea or coffee. Today I am giving you the recipe of prawn stuffed banana pepper,a little add of prawn make the simple dish more festive and it taste out of the world, which is awesomelicious in it’s own way. I think in coming Durga puja you can well treat your guest with this grand starter.

Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time  25 minutes
Serves 4

4 big green banana peppers 

For Stuffing
½  cup coarse prawn paste
1 small onion choped
¼ tsp choped ginger
1  big boiled mashed potato
¼  tsp red chily powder
a pinch of garam masala
1 tbsp oil
2 pinch of sugar
salt to taste
For Batter
1 cup gram flour 
½  cup rice flour
1 tbsp hot and sweet tomato sauce
salt to taste
water as needed to make thick batter

Oil  to deep fry 

Methods Of  Cooking 
Heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add chopped onion and ginger. Fry till transparent. Now add coarsely done prawn paste and red chilly powder. Mix well. Now add the mashed potato and salt and sugar and garam masala. Mix well and stir for a minute and two and your stuffing is ready. Take the banana pepper make a slit in between and bring out all the seeds. Wash well and soak the chilies in salted warm water for 5 to 6 minutes. Now take them out from water. Pat dry and fill with stuffing. Now take a bowl mix the batter ingredients and make a thick batter. Heat sufficient amount oil and the dip the stuffed chilies in the batter and coat it well . Now deep fry the chilies till golden. Serve hot with tea or coffee or as starter with salad and sauce or green chutney.

Happy Cooking!


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