Today I am sharing an Easy Quick Recipe of the Famous BHAVNAGARI MARCHA !! A Basic Chili Recipe from the Bhavnagar City of Gujarat.

Green Chili

These Green Chilies are very popular in Gujarat & made in many different ways. Usually not very spicy, They are used as an accompaniment or can be stuffed & fried to make Bhajiya. They can make these into a Delicious vegetable with some Roti or Parathas too.

The method of this chili recipe that I am going to be writing about is one of the simplest which can be even had in Faral ( fasting food ) or as a great side dish which never goes wrong & its made in a jiffy …

When you choose the Chilies to make sure they are the Fresh Green ones & not the wrinkled ones, should be firm & unbroken.

My Husband loves these Bhavnagari Chilies & I usually make them every week for him, I make it instantly for him but you can also make these & stores in a glass bottle, they stay fresh for quite some time.

So here’s the Simple Chili Recipe

Ingredients —

  • 7 to 8 fresh Bhavnagari Marcha or green chilies
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Half teaspoon asafoetida
  • Half teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp grated fresh coconut
  • 2 teaspoon chopped fresh coriander leaves

Method —

  1. First of all, Wash the Chilies & pat dry.
  2. Slit the Chilies lengthwise without cutting it open.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Furthermore, Add the asafoetida, turmeric powder and salt. turmeric powder and salt in oil
  5. Add the Chilies ( take care as they tend to splutter )chili in pan
  6. Cook on a high flame for 2 minutes until they form a slight skin & brown spots ( don’t overcook )chili on high flame
  7. Serve them garnished with the Fresh Coconut & Coriander leaves !!

ready chili

And finally, have these Piping Hot with Khichdi or Parathas or as an accompaniment in your Thali & it just spices up the Flavours of your food !!

Hope you enjoy this Simply Chili Recipe !!



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