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Indian Style Jalapeno Stuffed Cheese Fritters/ Stuffed Mirchi Pakoda/Bajji Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

3-4 people


Cheesy Pepper Fritters are delicious appetizer to start a party. This is a perfect cocktail snack or accompaniment to a main meal. You can serve them any time as they will be relished by all. Deep-fried stuffed Jalapeño Chili Fritters are crisp and mouth-watering.
For this recipe jalapeno peppers are stuffed with protein and cheese mixture and then deep-fried after dipping in a batter. Do try this recipe and I am sure you will love it.

Indian Style Jalapeno Stuffed Cheese Fritters/ Stuffed Mirchi Pakoda/Bajji Recipe


  • Mix all the dry ingredients gram flour, rice flour, COSMOS HALDI POWDER, salt and add water to make a thick batter.

  • Make a slit in the jalapenos from top to bottom taking care not to break them in two. Remove the seeds and veins to tone down the spice level.

  • In a bowl take cheese, diced onions, mozzarella, soya granules, chilli flakes, salt - mix everything and stuff this mixture in jalapenos.

  • Dip them in a batter in a nice even coat and deep fry on a medium flame till it becomes golden brown and crisp.

  • Take out sprinkle with chat masala and serve hot.


  1. Never use cooking soda in a batter for crispy texture, or else the batter will leave a thin watery type texture, we need a thick batter to coat properly.  To make it more crispier add one spoon of hot oil into the batter. Rest rice flour will do their best to make your fritters crispy.

  2. After taking out when done frying, do not store immediately when hot, it will leave soggy. First let it cool completely before storing.

How to make

It is very easy to make, you just have to mix all the dry ingredients and make a thick paste. Meanwhile, make a slit of all the jalapenos, stuff any mixture in jalapenos any of your choice, dip it in a batter and fry.


  • 1 cup gram flour (besan)

  • ½ tbsp rice flour (optional)

  • ½ tsp Cosmos Haldi Powder

  • Processed cheese or any cheese of your choice.

  • Mozzarella/Mashed potato/cottage cheese/boiled soya granules/any random ingredients together of your choice

  • Diced onions

  • Chilli flakes

  • 6 green chilli pepper big size (jalapenos)

  • Salt to taste

  •  Water as needed to make a thick batter

  • Chat masala for garnishing and taste (optional).

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