Fresh fat mild green chiles are stuffed with fresh ground dalia peanut powder. They are then cooked in oil till light golden brown on all sides. Serve dalia stuffed green chiles with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Makes: 6 Dalia Stuffed Green Chiles.
Whole Green Fat Chiles 6
Dalia 3 Tbsp
Roasted Peanuts 2 Tbsp
Red Chili Powder 1/4 tsp
Chana Dal 1 Tbsp
Garlic 1 Clove
Salt to Taste
Oil 2 Tbsps + 1 tsp
Method of preparation:
Peel and roughly chop garlic clove.
Remove stems, wash and pat dry green chiles.
Slit the stomach of the green chile making sure its ends intact.
In a small pan, heat chana dal and roast until it turns light golden in color.
Once cooled, grind the dalia, roasted peanuts, chana dal, garlic clove, red chili powder and salt into fine powder using a spice grinder.
Taste and adjust seasonings if required.
Stuff each green chile with ground dalia 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 dalia stuffed green chiles with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Notes: Make sure to deseed the green chiles to reduce the spice.
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 a tsp of grated dry coconut powder to the dalia powder mixture.
Other Names: Dalia Stuffed Green Chiles, Podem Mirapakayalu.