Potato Mirch Bhajiya


Potato Mirch Bhajiya

This is a spicy Indian snack consisting of chili (Mirchi) and potato stuffing, served hot with tomato chutney. It is a very famous dish in North India.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 2 people


  • bhavnagari green chilies 100gms
  • dry mango/umchur powder 1tbsp
  • salt 1tbsp

For the potato coating:

  • large potatoes boiled 5
  • red chili powder 1 tsp
  • finely chopped coriander leaves 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Slit the green chilies lengthwise.
  • Mix the dry mango/amchur powder and salt together and fill the mix in the slit green chilies.
  • Mash the boiled potatoes and add salt, red chili powder and chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Mix the besan, red chili powder, turmeric powder/haldi, soda bi-carbonate and salt with some water to make a thick smooth batter and keep aside.
  • Coat the green chilies with the mashed potato.
  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Dip the potato coated chili in the besan/chic pea batter, coating evenly.
  • Gently slip it into the hot oil one by one and fry till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  • When they turn golden brown remove from the oil and drain on a kitchen towel.
  • Serve Potato Mirch Bhajiya with mint chutney.
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