Lanka Chop(Stuffed – Mirchi Bajji)

Mirchi bhajji

Ingredients:

  • Simla mirchi – 10 no.s
  • Besan – 1 cup
  • Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Potato – 2 no.s
  • Onion – 1
  • Green chilli – 1
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves- 1 tsp chopped
  • Oil – For frying
  • Salt – As per taste

Recipe:

Wash the chillies. Slit them into two from one end with the stems attached. Deseed them & keep aside.

Boil the potatos. Peel the skin & mash them.Add salt, chopped onion, chopped coriander leaves,chopped green chilli,garam masala and mix well.Now put the stuffing into the mirchi.

In a bowl, take besan. Add salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well. Add water slowly to make a thick consistency. Dip the mirchi into the batter & fry in medium flame till brown colour.

Serve hot with chopped onion,tomato ketchup or any chutney.

Note: You can add baking soda powder in the batter if you like puffy chops.

Bread Pakoda

Ingredients:

  1. Bread – 6 pieces
  2. Potato – 2 medium
  3. Besan- 1 cup
  4. Baking soda – 1/2 tsp
  5. Garam masala – 1 tsp
  6. Onion – 1 medium size, chopped
  7. Green chilly – 1 chopped
  8. Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp chopped
  9. Cumin – 1 tsp
  10. Red chilly powder  – 1/2 tsp
  11. Chat masala – 1 tsp
  12. Oil – for frying

Recipe:

For batter :

In a bowl, take besan, add salt, red chilly powder, garam masala powder, and baking soda; mix properly. Add water into it to prepare the batter. It should not be too thick.

For stuffing:

Boil the potatoes. Remove the skin from potatoes and mash them. Add salt, chopped onion, chopped green chilly, chopped coriander leaves, garam masala, red chilly powder into the mashed potato and mix properly.

Cut the bread pieces diagonally. Spread the potato mixture on one bread piece. Cover it with another bread piece. Keep aside the bread pieces.

Now heat oil in a pan. When oil is smoking hot, dip the bread pieces in the batter and fry them till golden brown colour.

Sprinkle some chhat masala above it. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Note: Cover the bread pieces with batter completely. Otherwise it’ll soak more oil.