How to make Besan ki Mirchi - SK Khazana -

Large chillies stuffed with sautéed gram flour and masalas and cooked

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Bhavnagri chillies, Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Besan ki Mirchi - SK Khazana

Besan ki Mirchi - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Besan ki Mirchi - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Bhavnagri chillies 8-10

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Gram flour 6 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder ( amchur) 2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Slit the large green chillies without cutting through.

Step 2

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan, add asafoetida and cumin seeds and sauté till the seeds change colour.

Step 3

Add gram flour, mix and sauté well. Add salt, coriander powder and dried mango powder, mix well and sauté on low heat till fragrant and golden brown.

Step 4

Add garam masala powder, mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Take it off the heat and transfer into a bowl and set aside for 5-7 minutes to cool down..

Step 5

Stuff the green chillies evenly with the besan mixture.

Step 6

Heat remaining oil in another non-stick shallow pan, keep the stuffed chillies in a single line, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove the cover, flip each chilli, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes. Take the pan off the heat.

Step 7

Arrange the chillies on a serving plate and serve hot.

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