Go Back
Rajasthani Mirchi Vada
Print Pin
No ratings yet

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada is a spicy stuffed potato with chilies and deep fried in a besan batter. This makes a wonderful Tea Time Snack.
Course Appetizers & Starters
Cuisine Rajasthan
Keyword Tea Time Snack
By Cook Method Deep Fried
Occasion Evening Snack
By Diet Kid Friendly
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes, Street Food
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

For the Besan Batter

  • 1 cup Besan / Gram Flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • A Pinch Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A Pinch Baking Soda

For the Chilli Marination

  • 6 nos Green Chilli I used big Bajji chili
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice

For the Potato Masala

  • 4 medium Potatoes
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/ 2 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
  • 2 tsp Amchoor / Dried mango powder
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing
  • 1/ 2 tsp Fennel Powder
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

For the Potato Masala

  • Wash and slash the potatoes and microwave for 5 to 6 mins, soak in water, peel and mashed.
  • Heat oil in a nonstick pan, add a pinch of asafoetida. Mix together the potatoes, salt, chilli powder, amchoor, turmeric powder, fennel, green chillies.

For the Besan Batter

  • Add water to the besan along with salt, red chili powder and make the batter.

For the Chilli Marination

  • Wash and wipe the chillies and slit them.
  • Discard the seeds. Fill in salt and drizzle lemon juice .
  • Leave it for 15 – 20 minutes.

Assembling the Mirchi Wada

  • Take the lemon drizzled chilli.
  • Coat it lavishly with potato mixture, making sure the stalk of the chilly is out.
  • This will appear like a big fat chilly.
  • Dip in besan batter and deep fry till golden.
Tried this recipe?Mention @cooking4all or tag #cooking4all!