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Mirchi pakoda

Mirchi Pakoda is an easy to prepare tasty pakora variety made with large green chilies. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: snacks
Cuisine: indian
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 6 to 7 Medium to large green chillies or mirch
  • Oil for frying

For mirchi pakoda batter

  • 1 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • ½ teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • ¼ tsp Chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder (haldi)
  • ¼ tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 pinch Baking soda (optional)
  • Salt as required
  • Water as required, To make a thick batter


  • Take all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add water in parts so as to form a thick batter. 
  • Slit the green chili from one side. Take care not to break the chilies. With a small spoon remove the seeds and the pith. 
  • Dip the chili in the batter. Evenly coat the mirch (chillies) with batter and also apply some batter inside the green chili.
  • In a deep frying pan heat oil and deep fry the batter coated green chilies in oil till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  • Serve Mirchi Pakoda with pav, bread or serve as a side dish.