March 31, 2023

Stuffed Capsicum

Stuffed Capsicum is a lip smacking snack served as starters or appetiser recipe ideal for parties or for surprise guests. Lets have a look at the recipe.


For Stuffing:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • salt to taste
  • ¾ tsp coriander powder / daniya powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • 2 potato, boiled & mashed
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • ½ tsp aamchur powder / dry mango powder
  • 1 cup paneer/ cottage cheese, crumbled

Other Ingredients:

  • 4 small capsicum, colour of choice
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • handful of mozzarella / cheddar cheese

How to make Stuffed Capsicum

  • firstly, prepare the stuffing by sauting onions and ginger-garlic paste in oil.
  • further add spices and salt.
  • saute on low flame till the spices turn aromatic.
  • additionally, add boiled potato and crumbled paneer.
  • mix well till the spices are mixed well. keep aside.
  • prepare the capsicum, by cutting the head and removing the seeds.
  • now stuff 2 tbsp of prepared masala.
  • place them on kadai with 3 tbsp oil.
  • also cover with capsicum head.
  • cover and simmer for 30 minutes or bake at 180 degree celsius for 40 minutes.
  • cook the capsicum well or till they change in colour and also softened and shrinks little.
  • now take off the head and keep aside.
  • garnish with few mozzarella cheese and place the head of capsicum again.
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes or till the cheese melts completely.
  • finally, serve cheesy stuffed capsicum along with rice or roti.

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