Shopping cart

Bharli Mirchi
Bharli Mirchi

Bharli Mirchi (Stuffed Chili)

July 20, 2018

  • Prep: 35 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • 35 mins

    35 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


1/8 kg fat green chillies

1 cup gram flour (besan)

1/2 cup jowar flour (sorghum)

1 tsp red chili powder

1/4 tsp sugar

1 count lemon

3 tsp freshly cut coriander

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp sesame seeds

1/4 tsp asaphoetida Salt Vegetable oil


Slit the chili along the length. Apply some salt using a finger inside the chili

Mix besan and jowar flour in a bowl along with red chili powder, 1/2 tsp salt and sugar. Squeeze lemon and add fresh coriander

Heat 2 tsp oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. Once they start crackling, add sesame seeds and asaphoetida. Then stop heating

Add heated oil to the flour mixture and mix well. If too dry, add a few drops of water.

Stuff the slit chillies with the mixture

Roast the stuffed chillies on a pan with some oil until dark. Keep flipping the chillies to roast them uniformly


1 cup Bajra flour, Salt

Make dough by adding 1/2 cup water Take a small amount of dough and flaten it by hand Sprinkle dry flour on a surface so as not to stick. Then put the flattened dough on the plate and flatten it further by hand uniformly by rotating it. Sprinkle more flour on plate if still sticky. Now the lower side is floury due to the dry flour stuck to it Put the flattened dough on a hot tawa with the floury side up Sprinkle water on the floury side and spread the water till the edge of the dough so that the entire surface is wet Once the lower side is baked, flip the dough using a spatula. Rotate it a few times until the base is crispy Now roast the dough on direct high flame until it rises. Make sure the edges are roasted too Once done, cool the bhakri by keeping it in a vertical position. Do not store hot, else it becomes soggy

Scroll To Top