Chilli bajji / Milagai bajji

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Chilli bajji /Milagai bajji is one of the popular street side snacks in India. There are many variations to it. This is a simple version of it. I will try to post the other variations over the time.

Chilli bajji / Milagai bajji


      • 5 nos – Long green chilies (as shown in pic)
      • 1 cup – Besan flour/ Kadalai Maavu
      • 1/4 cup - Rice Flour
      • 1 tsp - Red Chili Powder
      • 1 pinch – Baking soda
      • 2 pinches – Asafoetida
      • Salt as needed
      • Oil for deep frying

Chilli bajji / Milagai bajji process

Preparation method:

  1. Wash and slit green chillies lengthwise, remove seeds carefully. Keep it aside.
  2. Take a mixing bowl, add besan, rice flour, red chilli powder, baking soda, asafoetida and required salt; mix well by adding little water to a dropping consistency.
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan, dip each green chilli in the besan flour mix and fry until it is golden brown.
  4. Now spicy chilli / milagai bajji is ready. Serve hot with any chutney of your choice or tomato ketchup.

Chilli bajji / Milagai bajji


  • You don’t have to remove the seeds from chillies if they are not spicy.
  • Bajji mix should not be thick or too watery.

Chilli bajji / Milagai bajji


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