Stuffed capsicum
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Stuffed capsicum

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Time to cook

25 minutes

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Difficulty

Medium

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Serves

2

A dish where bell capsicum is hollowed out and stuffed with a savory filling made of cooked rice, vegetables, spices and sometimes meat.

A dish where bell capsicum is hollowed out and stuffed with a savory filling made of cooked rice, vegetables, spices and sometimes meat.

Ingredients

Capsicum

5 medium

Boiled Potatoes

5 medium

Boiled Peas

0.5 cup

Onion Raw

1 small

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Cumin Seeds

0.5 tsp

Turmeric

0.25 tsp

Red Chilli Powder

0.25 tsp

Dry Mango Powder

0.5 tsp

Garam Masala

0.5 tsp

Coriander Leaves

2 tsp

Vegetable Oil

1 tbsp

Vegetable Oil

1 tbsp

Salt

1 pinch

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Rinse, boil, peel, and grate the potatoes.

2

Prepare the capsicums by removing the tops and seeds.

3

Sauté cumin seeds (jeera), onions, green chilies, and spices like turmeric powder, red chili powder, and asafoetida in oil.

4

Add grated potatoes and saute for 2 minutes followed by garam masala powder, dry mango powder, and salt to taste.

5

Stir well and add chopped coriander leaves. Keep aside and let them cool.

Cooking

1

Stuff the capsicums with the potato mixture.

2

If you're baking, brush or rub oil on the outside of the capsicums before stuffing them with the spiced mashed potatoes.

3

To cook in a pan, heat oil in a pan or kadai/wok and place the stuffed capsicums in the pan.

4

Cover the pan and allow the stuffed capsicums to cook on low flame. Check and change the sides every 5 to 6 minutes to ensure all sides are cooked well.

5

Continue to check, change the sides, and cover the pan until they are cooked well. It may take about 25 minutes on low flame.

6

Step 6 Garnish with coriander or mint leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

9.1

Proteins

Proteins

1.5

Fats

Fats

4.2

Fiber

Fiber

1.6

79

kcal

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