Mirchi Vada

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Mirchi Vada stuffed with moong and chana sprouts.
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 8 to 10 Moti Mirchi moti mirchi
  • 1/1/2 cup Moong or chana sprouted and kala chana
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder or taste
  • 2 tbsp Green Chillies or mirch finely chopped hari mirch
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder or dhaniya dhaniya powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice neebu ka ras
  • 2 tsp Desi Ghee
  • 2 tbsp Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Coriander chopped
  • 1 cup Flour or besan besan
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder or mirch lal mirch powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice neebu ka ras
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • Oil for frying
  • Serving chutney for
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds or jeera jeera


  • Vertically slit the chili and remove the seeds, but not the stems set aside. Heat the ghee in a pan crackle the cumin seeds then saute the green chili and onion.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder stir a minutes, Add sprouted moong and chana mix well, Add 12/ cup water cover and cook for 5 minutes on slow heat. open the lid add lemon juice.
  • Switch off the gas, cool coarsely grind the mixture add coriander leaves, Stuff the chili with the mixture,
  • Make a batter by adding salt, red chili powder, lemon juice and baking soda, Heat oil in a pan turn the medium heat, Dip the filled chili in the batter one at a time,making sure each is covered with batter all around,drop slowly into the frying pan.
  • Fry the vada until all sides are golden brown,Take them out and place them on a paper towel. Vadas are best served hot. Serve them with green or red chutney .

Recipe Notes

You can also serve with imli ki meethi chutney and curd.
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