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Piment Cari Frire (Chilli fried in batter) – Recipe


Recipe Overview

Another great Mauritian snack, Piment Cari Frir- chilli peppers dipped in a batter and deep-fried. These chicken stuffed fritters are a real treat for anyone who enjoys spicy food. Otherwise, you can always opt for a milder variety of chilli pepper.

Recipe Ingredients

As Per Video

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken into pieces removing bones
  2. Blend Chicken
  3. Cut chilli removing all seeds and allow to soak in salty water for 1 hour
  4. Add salt, ginger and garlic paste and garam masala (optional) to the chicken
  5. Pan fry the mixture adding chopped onions
  6. Allow chilli to dry and add chicken

Preparing the besan paste

  1. Add besan (gram flour) and flour
  2. Add chopped spring onions, bicarbonate powder and salt
  3. Add water and mix
  1. Heat oil
  2. Wrap stuffed chilli with the besan paste and deep fry
  3. Serve hot

Credits

Source: eMauritius