Stuffed mirchi bajji is an easy and delicious snack recipe. Banana peppers deseeded, stuffed with mashed potato, coated with the besan flour and deep fried.
For stuffing: Wash and peel the potato. In a saucepan, add water, potatoes, salt and boil until the potatoes become fork tender and mash until smooth.
In a pan, heat oil, add chopped onion and cook until the onion becomes soft.
Add mashed potato, turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder and mix well. Cook for a couple of minutes until the spices gets well combined with the potato.
For Batter: In a medium-size bowl, add besan (chickpea) flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, asafoetida (hing), red chili powder, salt and mix well.
Add water gradually and make a smooth batter without lumps.
Slit open the banana peppers, remove the seeds and stuff the potato mixture. Chop them into small pieces and fry the bajjis until the color changes to golden brown. Mirchi Bajji is ready to serve.