Jalapeños Fritters (Mirch Pakoda)

By Arti Gupta  |  28th Feb 2016  |  
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About Jalapeños Fritters (Mirch Pakoda) Recipe

The famous street food of Rajasthan. The jalapeño chillies are stuffed with potato mixture and fried with a coating with gram flour batter. In Rajasthan, especially jaipur you will find mirch pakoda accompanied with kadhi.

Jalapeños Fritters (Mirch Pakoda)

Ingredients to make Jalapeños Fritters (Mirch Pakoda)

  • 8 Thick green chillies
  • For the batter:
  • 2 tbsp Gramflour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp finely chopped corriander
  • oil for frying
  • For potatoes stuffing:
  • 2 large boiled potatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp chopped corriander
  • ginger juliennes to garnish

How to make Jalapeños Fritters (Mirch Pakoda)

  1. For stuffing :
  2. Peel and mash the boiled potatoes and add all seasonings for stuffing.
  3. Mix together and form a fine paste. Keep aside.
  4. For the Batter :
  5. In a bowl mix together all ingredients of batter along with water and make a semi thick paste.
  6. To assemble :
  7. Take the chillies and slit them in between to deseed them.
  8. Fill in the stuffing and dip in the batter.
  9. Fry on medium hot flame till golden brown.
  10. Place on a tissue paper to remove the excess oil and serve hot with sauce of your choice.
  11. Garnish with ginger juliennes and enjoy.

My Tip:

You can change the stuffing inside like add soyabean or peas etc.

Reviews for Jalapeños Fritters (Mirch Pakoda) (2)

priya waheed4 years ago

I make a paste of roasted Til,roasted zeera,tamarind(imli) and salt and use it for stuffing the jalepenos then put it in the same batter and fry. It's a Hyderabadi favourite and very yummy . Serve it with green chutney.

Reema Thukral4 years ago

Can i use regular chillies?