Stuffed Capsicum Indian Recipe

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Stuffed Capsicum

Here is a very simple stuffed capsicum Indian recipe. It is not only a very good side dish but can act as a yummy starter too. Lets learn how to make stuffed capsicum Indian style.

  • 5-6 Capsicum (simla mirch)
  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp boiled green peas
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1/4th tsp turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • 1/4th tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4th tsp Dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil/ghee for frying
How To Make Stuffed Capsicum Indian Style :
  1. Cut the top of the capsicums and scoop out the seeds. Smear some oil all over the capsicums and leave aside.
  2. Heat oil in a flat bottom pan. Add the jeera and when it splutters add the chopped onions and green chilies. Saute for a minute. Then add the boiledpeas and the dry spices except garam masala .
  3. Cover and cook for a minute or two. Then add the chopped Coriander leaves and garam masala. Now fill the capsicum cavities with this potato mixture.
  4. Now take oil/ghee in a kadhai and fry the stuffed capsicums on all sides. Keep turning very often as capsicum gets cooked very soon.
  5. Baked Version: You can even bake the capsicums in a OTG. Forthat add some grated cheese on top and place it on a microwave bowl. Cover it with cling film. Make few incisions on the cling film and microwave it for 5 mins on high power. Then transfer the stuffed capsicum on the high rack and grill it in oven for 5-6 mins till you get a nice browning on top.
  6. Garnish the bharawan capsicum with grated paneer and chopped coriander leaves.Serve hot.