Bharwan Mirch Recipe
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Rajasthani
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Serves: 7 chillies
Bharwan Mirch Recipe (Besanwali Bharwa Mirch) - A step by step recipe of bhavnagari mirch stuffed in gram flour/besan based filling. Delicious side dish for an Indian menu.
  • Green chili (bhavnagri mirch): 7 pieces
  • Gram flour (besan) : 1/4 cup roasted
  • Coriander powder (dhaniya): 2 tbsp
  • Red chili powder:1/2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds (saunf) : 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida (hing): 1/8 tsp
  • Turmeric powder (haldi) : 1/4 tsp
  • Sugar: 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 4 tbsp
  • Salt: 2/3 tsp
To prepare besan stuffing
  1. Take the roasted besan or gram flour in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, fennel seeds (saunf), sugar and salt. Mix well all the dry ingredients.
  3. Add a tbsp of oil in dry ingredients and mix well. Squeeze half a lime juice in stuffing and mix well. Our stuffing for bharwa mirch is ready.
To stuff the green chilies
  1. Prepare the bhavnagari green chilies by washing and wiping them first. Remove the top portion of green chili.
  2. Give a slit lengthwise from center as such that if you fill the filling should not come out.
  3. Remove the seeds if there are any and the green chili is ready to stuff now.
  4. One by one stuff the besan filling inside the chilies and keep aside.
To shallow fry the stuffed green chilies
  1. Heat oil in a flat bottom pan/skillet. Once the oil is hot add asafoetida (hing).
  2. One by one place the stuffed green chilies in skillet.
  3. Cover the lid and let green chilies get cooked for 1 min.
  4. Remove the lid and turn the green chilies on other side and let them get cook uniformly.
  5. Our delicious bharwan mirch recipe is ready to serve.
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