Flavour Explosion Stuffed Banana Chilli Peppers in Sour Sauce

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“A deliciously different way to serve stuffed chillies. This Malaysian dish is perfect as a main course or starter. The green papaya stays crunchy even when cooked. The sauce contains tamarind which is delicious with seafood.”
6 chillies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slit the chillies open and remove the pith and seeds.
  2. Peel and finely grate the green papaya.
  3. Finely shred the kaffir lime leaves.
  4. Combine all the ingredients (except the sauce ingredients and chillies) in a bowl and mash together well with a fork.
  5. Stuff the mixture into the chillies so that they are full but the mixture will not fall out and chillies will still partially close.
  6. You can use toothpicks to help.
  7. Place all the sauce ingredients into a wok or saucepan with a lid.
  8. Heat the sauce to the boil, stirring.
  9. Place the chillies in the sauce, turn down the heat and cover the pot.
  10. Steam or braise for about 5 minutes or until the chillies are softened and cooked.
  11. Serve hot with the sauce poured over the chillies.

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