Cheese Stuffed Mirchi Pakoda

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 20 minutes | Servings: 4


250 gms Bhavnagri chili

200 gms pizza cheese

1 cup chopped bell pepper (green, red and  yellow)

2 -3 sprigs fresh basil

1 tbsp chili flakes

Salt to taste

2 cups gram flour

Salt to taste

1 tsp Red chili powder

½ tsp Turmeric powder

Oil for frying


  • In a bowl grate pizza cheese. Add chopped bell peppers, shredded basil and chili flakes and mix it well. Keep it aside.
  • Slit the bhavnagri chilies from center and remove all seeds. Stuff the cheese and bell pepper mixture in all chilies.
  • Heat oil for frying in deep pan.
  • In another bowl mix besan, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, Carom seeds and water and make thick batter.
  • Dip each chili one by one in batter and fry in medium hot oil till golden and crispy.
  • Remove fried chilies on paper towel and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serve hot.