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|Alternative names||Mirchi bajji|
|Place of origin||India|
|Region or state||Rajasthan|
|Main ingredients||Green chili, gram flour, potatoes|
|Variations||Lasan (garlic) ka bada, Dal Vada, Sambar bada|
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Mirchi Bada (chili cutlet) also known as Mirchi Bhaje, Mirchi Bhajia is a spicy Indian snack consisting of chili (Mirchi) and potato stuffing, served hot with tomato sauce or occasionally with mint and tamarind chutney. It is very filling for its size.
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The popular very famous hot spicy Mirchi Bada of Jodhpur city rajasthan is prepared with Mirchi (Chilli), potato and gram flour. A green chili is in center, surrounded with potato and masala, then deep fried with the gram flour over it. The Mirchi Bada can be found on Janta Sweet Home at Nai Sarak and Station Road since last 45 years.other variety of bada's are also made. Also Chowdhry and Surya Namkin's Mirchi bada is very famous in Jodhpur. Raju Mirchi bada is also famous. Raju Mirchi bada has earned the fame locally. It is sold in Pali, which is about 70 km from Jodhpur.
It is usually sold with 2 piece of white bread. It is eaten like a sandwich or Vada Paav style or with Curd or chutney. People of Jodhpur flock around the mirchibada shops when it rains or drizzle.
Mirchi Bada is also known as Mirchi Bajji in southern part of India and the stuffing can vary from place to place.
The ingredients vary among different areas of the country and among different cultures. It is now sold all over the country.