Halwai February 11, 2019


• For Stuffing:
• 1/2 cup – Extra firm Tofu
• 1 – Potatoes (Big and cooked)
• 1 – Onion (chopped)
• 2 – Green chillies (chopped)
• Salt
• Curry leaves
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds + Mustard Seeds
• Oil
• For Fritters:
• 1 cup – Gram flour
• 1/4 cup – Rice flour
• A pinch of Asafoetida powder
• A pinch of Baking soda
• 1/2 tsp – Red chili powder
• 6 – Bhajji chillies
• Salt
• Oil


  1. Heat a few drops of oil, crackle the cumin seeds and mustard seeds.
  2. Add the onions, curry leaves, chopped green chillies and salt and saute everything for a few minutes until the onions turns translucent.
  3. Add the grated tofu, cooked and mashed potatoes and cook on simmer for a few minutes until the masala gets well cooked.
  4. Turn off the stove.
  5. Meanwhile, mix all the ingredients given in the list except the oil and chillies for fritters as a thick batter with some water.
  6. Heat oil for deep frying.
  7. Cut the chillies and discard the seeds. Fill the chillies with the already prepared tofu masala.
  8. Dip the stuffed mirchis in the bajji batter and drop gently to the hot oil.
  9. Fry on both sides until they turn golden brown.
  10. Drain the excess oil with a paper towel.
  11. Enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea.
  12. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe

Recipe courtesy of Priya