Saturday, February 6, 2010

Stuffed Jalapeno Bhajji

Jalepeno Peppers - 6
Potato - 1 medium (cooked and mashed)
Onion - 1small (finely chopped)
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Chat masala - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Fresh coriander - 1TBSP(chopped)
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 tsp

Wash and dry the jalepeno peppers.  Slit the peppers in the middle and scope out the seeds. 
Heat the oil in a pan and fry the chopped onion.  Add garam masala, chat masala and the turmeric powders. 
Mix in the onion mixture to the mashed potato.
Add salt and fresh coriander leaves.  Mix well.
Now stuff the potato masala in to the pepper. 

For making bhajji:
Besan(chana dal or kalalai mavu) flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder - 2 tsp (or to taste)
Asofodita (hing) - a pinch
salt - to taste
Baking soda - one pinch (optional)
Oil - for frying

Mix all the ingrdients (except the oil)  with enough water in to a thick batter with out any lumps (use whisk).
Heat oil in a deep pan.  Take the stuffed peppers and dip one by one into the batter and put it in the oil carefully.  Fry until golden brown.  Serve warm with your favorite sauce.

Enjoy!  Go Saints!


  1. Go saints is right:) they played a good game and won! these pakoras look fabulous I'm going to try this out and maybe add some cheese into to it-sort of a desi jalepeno popper if you will?!

  2. Oooh, I love these! Especially that stuffing-- divine!

  3. Great minds think alike? :)
    yup we are getting another storm starting tomorrow 8 to 12 inches expected. Stay safe and warm.


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