Crispy Mirch Pakora Green Chili Fritters

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Mirch Pakora Green Chili Fritters


  • 6 large green chillies
  • 100 g chickpea flour
  • 5 g cayenne pepper powder
  • 10 g cumin powder
  • 5 g turmeric powder
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • 5 g curry powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed to make a think batter
  • Oil for frying


  • Heat the oil over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, add all dry ingredients like chickpea flour, spices, salt and baking soda and mix well. Add water little by little to make a smooth thick batter.
  • Slit the green chillies and remove the seeds using a small spoon.
  • Dip the green chilli in the batter coating it evenly
  • Fry the coated chillies until golden brown. Turn it over and fry the other side until golden brown as well.

This is a flavorful chilli fritter made by coating large green chillies with a batter of chickpea flour and spices.They make for a great snack or a perfect side dish.

Notes & Tips

  • Use large green chillies which are not hot to make this dish.
  • The batter must be whisked properly so that no lumps are formed.
  • The batter must not be runny but thick so that it coats well on the chilli.
  • You can also fill the green chillies with spiced potato or tofu filling before coating them with the batter.
  • Add some rice flour or cornflour to make the pakoda more crispy.

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