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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Bharli Mirchi (Bhavnagri Mirchi)

Bharli Mirchi (Bhavnagri Mirchi)
  • 4 large Green chilies (Bhavnagri) 
  • 5 tbsp oil
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder 
  • 1&1/2 cup fresh Coconut scraped
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder 
  • ¼  tsp Cumin powder 
  • ¼ tsp Coriander powder 
  • ¼ tsp amchur powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste


  1. Slit green chilies and remove seeds. Apply a little salt and set aside for thirty minutes. Wash and drain well.
  2. Heat two tablespoons of oil and temper with asafetida, mustard seeds and turmeric powder. Add coconut and sauté till lightly colored. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, fennel powder and salt.
  3. Sauté till well mixed and dry. Add amchur powder and continue to sauté. Add coriander leaves, mix well and remove from heat and set aside to cool. Stuff mixture into chilies and set aside.
  4. Heat remaining oil in a shallow pan. Place the chilies, cover and cook for two to three minutes. Turn around the chilies and then cover and continue to cook for two to three minutes more or till both sides are evenly cooked.  
  5. Remove and serve hot.