May 11, 2010

Stuffed Green Chillies

  • 5-6 Big or long green chillies
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • Garlic paste 1/2 tsp
  • Peanut powder 1/2 cup
  • Besan or gram flour 1/2 cup
  • Amchur or dry mango powder 1/2 tsp
  • Pinch of asafoetida or hing
  • Red chilly powder 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • Dhana-Jeera powder 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped cilantro 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for shallow fry


  • Slit the green chillies lengthwise, remove all the seeds & keep aside.
  • In a frying pan heat 1tbsp oil, after heating oil add hing, chopped onion & garlic paste, saute for 4-5 min till onion become transparent.
  • Now add besan, peanut powder, amachur powder, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, garam masala, dhana-jeera powder & salt to taste.
  • Roast all these ingredients till it become golden colour.
  • Add chopped cilantro & roast it again for 2 min.
  • After making this stuffed masala keep this aside & let it cool completely.
  • Fill in each of the green chilly with the masala mixture as prepared.
  • Grease frying pan with 1 tbsp oil.
  • Place the chillies in the pan, shallow fry all of them until chillies are done.
  • Remove in a serving plate & garnish with some roasted masala.

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