Sunday, March 6, 2011

Paneer Stuffed Milagai Bajji / Chilli Fritters

I once tried milagai bajji in the beach and that was when I vowed that I would never ever try this again. It was extremely hot and I had to run to next shop in search of coke to cool my tongue down. When I went for my weekend grocery shopping, I saw the bajji milagais and thought why not give it a try at home. So got just 2, one for MR. and one for MRS. I had some leftover paneer and hence thought of making paneer stuffed milagai bajjis for our tea time snack. So this is how I made it.

~* Ingredients*~
Milagai bajji - 2

For coating:
Gram flour - 3 tablespoons
Rice flour - 1 1/2 tablespoon
Corn flour - 1 tablespoon (Added to give crispiness)

Chilli powder - as needed
Salt - to taste

To Mix:
Grated Paneer - 1/2 cup
Mashed potato - 1/2 cup
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Cornflour - to seal the cut

Oil for frying

The Making:

Add water to the ingredients specified in the covering section till semi thick consistency. You can use bajji powder instead of these flours also. Set aside. Now onto the stuffing. Combine all the ingredients mentioned in the To mix section into a thick paste. Clean the chillis well and de-seed them by slitting the sides.

Now stuff the paneer - aloo mixture into the chillis. Seal the cut with corn flour. Coat the chillis evenly in the gram flour mixture and deep fry in oil till brown

Serve hot as tea time snack
I had some extra stuffing which I dipped in the gram flour mix and deep fried in the oil which was equally tasty, moist and soft too...

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23 comments:

  1. YUMMO..that look way too tempting!! A keeper recipe :)


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  2. paneer stuffed wow .. an awesome combination ..

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  3. Awesome combination.. hope you did not find this so hot this time :)
    Paneer really is the best combination :)

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  4. Stuffed bajjis are always my fav, that too with my fav cheese,never say no..

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  5. very innovative and droolworthy bajjis.

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  6. Great combination...tongue tickling bhajji's:-)

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  7. I love bajjis !! these bajjis are very tempting and very new !!

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  8. Vimitha, this looks so delicious. I am also from Chennai and I know how the beach one's taste, too hot and fiery.

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  9. Paneer stuffed bajjis... surely a great idea.. looks so wow..

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  10. Awesome combo and looks fine, above all who doesnt like stuffed bhajjis?? lovely!

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  11. wonderful idea...paneer stuffed chilly baji.... looks lovely... and I can imagine the taste... must have been simply out of the world...

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  12. At mid night you are making me drool and long for molagai bajji,that too stuffe with paneer,slurpp...

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  13. Delicious and looks crispy! Pass me some please..

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  14. paneer stuffing is a good idea..love the step by step pics

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  15. Luvly stuffed bhajji..the recipe is very new to me...

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  16. paneer stuffing is very yumm!...the bajjis look tempting!
    Smitha
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  17. yumelicious paneer stuffed chillies.Wonderful recipe.bookmarking it.

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  18. Mirapakaya bajji looks fab..

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  19. mouthwatering right now .. trust me! i love spicy food and this is one of my fav, although i never stuffed them with paneer.
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