Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Stuffed Milagai Bajji / Mirchi Bajji / Stuffed Mirchi Fritters :

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Stuffed  Milaga  Bajji's are quite famous street food of South India..!  It is a deeply fried crispy snack recipe. I fondly remember the awesome moments, that we tasted the spicy Bajjis with a combo of piping hot coffee on rainy evenings. 
In this easy recipe, the long green chillies are stuffed , coated with besan flour mixture and deep fried in hot oil until crisp. The batter consistency is very important for preparing nice , crispy Bajji’s..
Tingle your taste buds with this traditional & mouthwatering  Stuffed  Milagai  Bajji  recipe..:)
Ingredients:
A. For Stuffing:
·         Bajji Milagai / Italian Peppers - 6 or 7
·         Potatoes                  - 2
·         Green chilly              - 1
·         Coriander leaves       - handful
·         Red chilly pwd          - ½ to 1 tsp
·         Coriander pwd           - ¾ tsp
·         Hing                         - a pinch
·         Chat masala pwd      - ½ tsp
·         Saunf pwd                - ¼ tsp
·         Salt to taste
B. To prepare Bajji Batter

·         Besan flour               - 1 cup
·         Rice flour                 - ¼ cup
·         Turmeric pwd            - a pinch
·         Red chilly pwd          - ½ tsp
·         Baking soda             - a pinch
·         Salt to taste
·         Oil to fry
Method:
A. To prepare the Stuffing:
1.     Pressure cook the potatoes, till soft.
2.     Peel the skin & mash the potatoes finely in a bowl.
3.     Add sliced  green chillies and fresh coriander leaves
4.     Now add red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, hing, salt , chaat masala pwd & saunf pwd,
5.     Mix it well & keep aside.
6.     Spicy stuffing is ready..!
B. To prepare the Bajji batter:
1.     In a bowl, add besan flour, rice flour, turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd. baking soda & salt.
2.     Sprinkle water and make a thick bajji batter. ( The batter consistency should be thick like idly  batter ).
3.     In a fry pan, add oil and heat it.
4.     Now, make a slit lengthwise  in all the Peppers / Milagai.
5.     Stuff the above besan mixture inside and close it.
6.     Dip the stuffed peppers into the batter.
7.     Deep fry it in hot oil.
8.     Keep the flame in low medium and cook the bajji , until it attains nice brown color on both sides.
9.     Drain and keep aside in a kitchen tissue.
Delicious Milagai Bajji's are ready..
10.  Serve hot with green chutney & tomato ketchup
11.  It makes a lipsmacking combo with piping hot coffee or chai in a rainy evening too..:)

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19 comments:

  1. Stuffed bajji will give spicy with yummy taste

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  2. very delicious bajjis,look delicious

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  3. We called this type stuffed food as Yong Tau Foo here. We usually cook this in soup type, not so much in deep frying. Thanks for sharing Jay.

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  4. Hello Jay, this recipe is awesome ! Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Hi Jay! First time here and boy oh boy, I'm feeling mighty hungry after seeing these most interesting, chillies. I'd love a few nibbles:)

    Thank you so much for sharing...

    P.S. I think I popped in here from Chaya's, lol...

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  6. these are my favorite. even in the north we have a variation of these stuffed chili pakoras with typical north indian spices used for the potato filling.

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  7. Congrats Jay, this recipe is really tempting!

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  8. so yum, this is my go to snack for rainy days...simply love it :)

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  9. WWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWW
    I am sooooooooo wowed
    that looks so so so sooooooooooo good :D

    XoXo
    http://abudhabifood.blogspot.com

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  10. Looks delicious dear! I actually made bhajjis about a month ago with my homegrown chillies! I have yet to post it - there are so many recipes on my list!! Do check it out :)

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  11. Thanks friends for your valuable time & inspiring feedback...
    have a great weekend..:)

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  12. Deliciosos y con una presentación espectacular, me han encantado! besos

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  13. Another enticing recipe, Jay. After you sliced open the chilies, before you stuffed them, did you scrape out the seeds? The photo of this treat and the cup of hot coffee allowed me to imagine you on a rainy evening, as you said.

    Keep writing...

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  14. Another enticing recipe, Jay. After you sliced open the chilies, before you stuffed them, did you scrape out the seeds? The photo of this treat and the cup of hot coffee allowed me to imagine you on a rainy evening, as you said.

    Keep writing...

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  15. looks yummy .....will try it soon

    nardeena
    cookbook4everyday@blogspot.in

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  16. Stuffed mirch fry looks crunchy and yummy.

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  17. Wow... I used to have this in marina beach with my friends.I can imagine how crunchy and spicy it will be..Voila.. tastes good

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