How to make STUFFED CAPSICUM- SK Khazana -

Vibrant and colourful capsicum stuffed with a herb infused spicy chicken mixture and topped with a melted gooey cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च ), Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

For more recipes related to STUFFED CAPSICUM- SK Khazana checkout Capsicum Dolma, Hara Bhara Kabab, Chilli Vegetable Skewers, Grilled Vegetable and Mayo Wrap . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Bharli Paplet Shakarkand Chiwda Saucy Chicken Tangdi - SK Khazana Pistachio Coconut Cookies


STUFFED CAPSICUM- SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: shimla mirch
The capital city of Himachal Pradesh in India, Shimla has many farms of capsicum. Hence, the Hindi name. Besides this, though not loved by all, this veggie is the most essential whenever you plan to dish-up an Indo-Chinese recipe. Stuff them up with cheese, beans, other veggies or meats or just make a simple sabzi, it will surely add that exciting crisp to your creations!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for STUFFED CAPSICUM- SK Khazana Recipe

  • Capsicum mixed coloured 4 medium

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 1 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Sweet corn kernels boiled 1/4 cup

  • Green peas 1/4 cup

  • Carrot grated 1 medium

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Processed cheese grated 1/4 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add garlic, once the garlic turns golden brown, add onions and sauté till golden brown.

Step 2

Add corn, green peas and carrot and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add cottage cheese, red chilli sauce and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and set aside.

Step 3

Trim the base and the top of the capsciums and remove the seeds to make cavity. Reserve the tops.

Step 4

Add the processed cheese to the cottage cheese mixture and mix well.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 180˚C

Step 6

Brush oil on capsicums and tops and arrange on baking tray and stuff the prepared stuffing. Cover with the tops.

Step 7

Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.