Stuffed capsicum( bell peppers) is a main course dish that can be easily prepared by the most inexperienced cooks. I will teach you how to make stuffed capsicum Indian style( Bharwa ShimlaMirch). This is an easy and delicious recipe and you must try it.
Ingredients:- – green capsicum- 250 gm -3 large onions – 2 tbsp cooking oil – For the stuffing:- 3 large Boiled potatoes 1 cup boiled peas Salt- 2 tsp Red chilli powder- 1.5 tsp Tumeric powder- 1 tsp Coriander powder- 2 tsp Asafoetida-1/2 tsp Cumin powder – 1 tsp Fennel seeds powder- 2 tsp Dried mango powder- 2 tsp Juice of half a lime Garam masala- 1 tsp
Method:- Preparation of the stuffing:- – mash the boiled potatoes and peas. – Add in all the powdered ingredients and juice of half a lime and mix everything together. – The filling is ready keep it aside.
Preparation of the capsicum:- – Wash the capsicum properly before slicing them in half. – Remove the seeds and core of the capsicum to prepare a cavity for the stuffing.
– Fill the capsicum with the stuffing properly.
– Cut the onions into cubes.
– heat the oil in a pan. – Once the oil in hot throw in the onions and sauté them till they are soft. – Once the onions turn translucent remove them from the pan. – In the same pan carefully place the stuffed capsicum. Place the green shell of the capsicum facing downwards so that you don’t spill the filling.
– cover the pan with a lid and let it cook on low flame for 5 minutes. – After 5 minutes remove the lid and throw in the cooked onions on the top of the capsicum. – Cover and let it cook for another 10 minutes. -After 10 minutes the capsicum must have cooked. Check the capsicum. If the capsicum is soft on touch it is cooked. – Remove from flame and serve hot. – This preparation can be eaten with Indian flat bread( roti or paratha) or it can be eaten separately as a main course dish.
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