Stuffed Chili
(Bharvan Mirch)

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This delicious chili dish is like an instant pickle. I have used home grown Serrano peppers for this dish but if you do not find this particular variety use any big green chilies. In India you get bigger green chilies for pickle which is perfect for this dish. Try it out and do not forget to share your thoughts……

stuffed chili

(makes about 24 stuffed chilies)

serrano chilies
Home grown Serrano peppers
  • Green chilies 250 gms
  • Grounded Fennel 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder ¾ tsp
  • Coriander Powder 1 ½ tbsp
  • Salt ¾  tsp
  • Amchoor powder  1 ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida ¼ tsp
  • Oil 1 ½ tbspp

Method of preparation

  1. Wash the peppers. Pat them dry on the kitchen paper/ towel.
  1. Cut a slit vertically in the middle of chili without cutting it into two parts. Remove the seeds and white rib from the chili. Repeat for all the chilies.
serrano chili slit making
  1. In a bowl take all the spices, and about 2-3 tsp water. Mix well. If the mixture is too dry, add a little more water or oil.
  1. Open the slit of the chili and fill the above mixture. Repeat with all the chilies.
masala filling
  1. The following picture shows stuffed chilies that are ready to cook.
stuffed chilies
  1. In a wok heat oil, and put all the chilies. Fry for a minute. Now reduce the heat and cook them until the chilies get tender ( takes about 7-8 minutes).
chili cooking

Delicious stuffed chilies are ready to serve. These chilies can be served with any meal and also with any combinations like plain paratha, dal-chawal etc..


These chilies can be kept for a couple of weeks in the refrigerator.

If you love hot food, add the chili seeds in the stuffing masala.

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