How to make Stuffed Capsicum - Cook Smart -

Capsicums stuffed with vegetable and cottage cheese mixture and pan grilled

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Large green capsicum, Large red capsicum

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Stir Fried Aubergine, Cauliflower Keema, Conkies, Thengai Mangai Pattani Chundal.

Stuffed Capsicum - Cook Smart

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Stuffed Capsicum - Cook Smart Recipe

  • Large green capsicum 1

  • Large red capsicum 1

  • Olive oil 2 tablespo teaspoons

  • Spring onion bulbs 2-3

  • Garlic chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Medium carrot peeled and grated 1

  • Corn kernels boiled 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Frozen green peas 1/4 cup

  • Sweet red chilli sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) grated 1 cup

  • Processed cheese grated 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander springs a few for garnish

Method

Step 1

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan. Thinly slice the spring onion bulbs and add to the pan. Add garlic, mix and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Halve the capsicums vertically and remove the pith and the seeds.

Step 3

When onions and garlic become golden, add carrot, corn kernels and salt and mix well. Add green peas and mix well.

Step 4

Add sweet red chilli sauce and mix well. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Add cottage cheese and mix well.

Step 6

Sprinkle some salt over the halved capsicums. Drizzle 2 tsps olive oil over each of them.

Step 7

Stuff the capsicums with the prepared filling.

Step 8

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in another non-stick pan, place the stuffed capsicums in it, cover and cook on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 9

Remove the lid, place some cheese over each capsicum half, cover again and cook on medium heat for 10-15 minutes or till the capsicums are cooked.

Step 10

Arrange the stuffed capsicums on a serving platter, garnish each with a coriander sprig and 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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.