Green Chilli (Pacha Mulak) Bajji
Green Chilli Bajji is a famous South Indian street side food made by frying battered green chillies. Usually, this Pacha Mulagu Bajji is served as a tea time snack along with Masala tea or hot coffee. In North Karnataka region, these are served with Puffed rice upma, whereas in Tamil Nadu, Andhra it is served with chutney. To make this bajji, green chillies are filled with onion spice mixture is dipped in batter and deep fried in oil. While making mirchi bajji, always use the larger variety of green chillies which are not at all spicy. These chillies are also called as bhajji mirchi or bajji mirchi. Also do remember to remove the seeds and pith. If the seeds and pith are not removed then the chillies can taste spicy and pungent. Most of the office pantries, road side shops, tea stalls, and almost all restaurants serve this crispy and spicy Milagai Bajji. This Pacha ulaku Bajji is a perfect tea time chaat / snack. The combination of crunchy spiced onions with the crispiness of the fried green chilli bajji is truly tongue tickling and yum. Lets go inside the preparation method.
Servings Prep Time
3people 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
3people 10minutes
  • Green Chilli : as reqd –
  • Cleaned and cut Onion : 2 Nos. –
  • Cleaned and cut Ginger : 1 piece –
  • Cleaned and cut Coriander leaves : as reqd –
  • Cumin seeds : 1 tsp –
  • Red Chilli Powder : 2 tsp –
  • Garam Masala : 1 tsp –
  • Salt to taste –
  • Basin (Kadala maavu) mixed with water : 1 cup –
  • Cleaned and Boiled potatoes : 2 Nos. –
  1. Make a mix of the cut Onion, Ginger, Coriander leaves and boiled potatoes adding required quantity of salt, Garam masala, Cumin seeds and red chilli powder.
  2. Remove the seeds from the green chillies and fill the mixed masala in it as shown in above picutre.
  3. Heat oil in a fry pan and then put the masala filled green chillies in it and when it is cooked well take it out from the oil.
  4. Green Chilli Bajji is ready and it can be served with sauce or chutney.
Recipe Notes

You can explore this dish Kathirikai Bajji (brinjal) You can also visit Vazhakka Bajji