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Spice Up Your Meals: Sautéed Green Chillies Recipe for a Chatpata Delight

Adding sautéed green chillies to your meals is a fantastic way to bring a burst of flavor and a touch of heat. These fiery little chillies not only make your food chatpata (tangy and spicy) but also come with a host of health benefits. Rich in vitamins A and C, green chillies boost your immune system and improve eye health. They also contain capsaicin, which has anti-inflammatory properties and can help boost your metabolism. Whether as a side dish or a topping, sautéed green chillies are sure to elevate your culinary experience to a whole new level.

Let’s make a simple and flavorful sautéed green chillies recipe:


10-12 big green chillies
1 teaspoon fennel powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust according to your spice preference)
1 teaspoon amchoor powder (dried mango powder)
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon rai seeds
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
2 tablespoons oil
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon lemon juice


Wash the green chillies thoroughly and pat them dry with a kitchen towel.

Slit each green chilli lengthwise one by one.

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add cumin ,rai seeds and hing. Let the cumin and rai seeds splutter and release their aroma.

Add the slitted green chillies to the pan and sauté them for about 2-3 minutes until they become slightly tender. Lower the heat to medium-low and sprinkle all the spice including Amchoor over the green chillies. Mix well to coat the chillies with the spices. Cook for an additional 2 minutes, allowing the flavors to infuse.

Turn off the flame and drizzle the lemon juice over the sautéed green chillies. Give it a final mix to incorporate the tangy flavor.

Transfer the sautéed green chillies to a serving dish. This dish is perfect as a spicy and tangy side dish. It complements well with Indian meals, especially rice and dal. Adjust the amount of red chili powder according to your taste preference. Enjoy the heat and flavors of these delicious sautéed green chillies.

Do try out this easy peasy recipe and let me know in the comment section how you liked it. Happy Cooking!

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