Bharwa Mirchi or Besan wali Mirchi Recipe

Sometimes we feel like eating simple food like sabzi and roti or dal. To make that simple food taste spicy treat you can make this easy Bharwa Mirchi or besan wali Mirchi. Don’t worry it will take minimum time to cook and will add spicy and chatpata twist to your simple food. I can bet that you can eat any sabzi if you have these tasty mirchi to go with. Try it to believe it. And yup this special recipe is from my special MIL.

Let’s jump in to our recipe,


  • Mirchi or big green chilies (7/8 piece)
  • Oil (2 tbsp for shallow frying)
  • For stuffing
    • Jeera or cumin seeds (1 tsp)
    • Red chili powder (1 tsp)
    • Turmeric powder (1 tsp)
    • Dhaniya and jeera powder (1 tsp)
    • Amchur powder (1 tsp)
    • Saunf or fennel seeds powder (1 tsp)
    • Salt as per taste
    • Besan or Gram flour (1 cup)
    • Oil (2 tbsp )
    • Asafetida or Hing (1 pinch)


Take chilies and wash them. Slit them and deseed them. Keep them aside.

Now to make stuffing, take pan and heat oil in it. Once oil is hot enough add jeera to it. Let it splutter and add Hing to it. Add turmeric to it. Now add besan and let it cook nicely. Once it changes color and leaves aroma add other dry spices to it. Mix them all and cook them. Now let it cool down. At this stage you can store this stuffing in dry glass container in fridge.

Now take slit and deseeded chilies and stuff the filling prepared. Take pan and heat oil in it. Once it is hot enough add stuffed chilies to it. Cover the lid and let them cook. After few minutes check them and keep them flipping so that they get cooked nicely from all side. And Your Barwa Besan Mirchi is ready to serve with Sabzi roti or dal roti or you can serve it as a sabzi with hot chapati.

You can store them in fridge or just store the stuffing masala you have prepared in air tight glass jar.

Do try this recipe and let me know how was your experience. As I always say shower your love with likes & comments. Also you can request any complex recipes you want me to try and make it simple.

Thanks for checking my recipes 🙂

Eat healthy & live healthy. Be happy always!! 🙂

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