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Besan Stuffed Chiles

21 Sep

Pindi Mirapakayalu.

Fresh fat mild green chiles are stuffed with gram flour mixture. They are then cooked in oil till light golden brown on all sides. Serve besan stuffed chiles with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Makes: 6 Besan Stuffed Chiles.


Whole Green Fat Chiles
Besan / Gram Flour 5 – 6 Tbsps
Red Chili Powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to Taste
Oil 2 Tbsps + 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and pat dry green chiles.
Slit the stomach of the green chile making sure its ends intact.
In a mixing bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons of oil, besan, red chili powder and salt.
Taste and adjust seasonings if required.
Stuff each green chile with besan mixture and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan on low-medium heat, add stuffed green chiles.
Cook on all sides till the skin of the green chile changes color.
Remove onto plate and serve besan stuffed chiles with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Notes: Make sure to deseed the green chiles to reduce the heat.

Suggestions: Choose any sort of fat mild green chiles like long green peppers or mexican green chiles or banana peppers etc…
Variations: You can also add a pinch of ajwain to the besan mixture.
Other Names: Besan Stuffed Chiles, Pindi Mirapakayalu.