Burji Stuffed Chilli Boats

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Another innovative dish from my Kitchen . This recipe has been on my mind for some time now.It is a yummy dish which you will definitely not want to miss. A crowd pleaser for sure.My family just love Bajji chilli and burji so this combo was just mind blowing.

Check it out.

Recipe for Burji Stuffed Chilli Boats:

8 Bajji Chillies deseeded and slit and keep it aside

Ingredients for Burji:

8 Bajji Chillies deseeded and slit
1 Onion finely chopped
½ Cauliflower grated
1 Tsp Aachari Masala
1 Tsp Jeera/ Cumin
Salt to Taste
Finely Chopped Coriander

Ingredients for Gravy:

6 Onions Medium Size chopped
4 Tomatoes medium size chopped
10 Cashews(Soaked in water for 30 mins)
10 Almonds(Soaked in water for 30 mins)
1/2 Tsp Garlic Paste
1 Tsp Ginger Paste
Salt to taste
1 Tsp Chilli Powder
1 Tsp Sabji Masala / Garam Masala
1 Tsp Jeera / Cumin
1 Tsp Haldi / Turmeric


Burji Preparation:

Heat some oil in a pan. Add Jeera/ Cumin,onion and grated cauliflower. Roast till golden brown. Add Aachari masala /Pickle Masala and salt. Once done switch off the flame.

Slit the Chilli ,cuti into 2 parts and deseed. Stuff the chillies with this Burji. Put them on a greased baking tray and place the tray in a pre-heated oven at 180C for 25 Mins.Once done keep it aside.

Gravy Preparation:

Heat some oil in a pan. Add ginger and garlic paste. Saute for 2mins and add Onions.Roast the onions till golden brown. Add tomatoes and saute till they turn mushy. Add the soaked Cashews and almonds and saute for 2 mins. Allow it to cool. Once the mixture is cool blend to get a fine paste.

Heat some oil in the same pan. Add Jeera/Cumin, Haldi/turmeric , chilli powder. Mix well. Add Sabji masala or Garam masala(I have only added sabji masala).Mix well again. Add the onion tomato mixture and mix well. Add salt to taste. Let the mixture simmer for 5 mins. Switch off the flame.

Place the baked burji boats in the gravy , garnish with fresh coriander, sprinkle some toasted sesame seeds and serve hot with Rotis/Phulkas /Rice


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