How to make Stuffed Capsicum -

Green and red capsicums stuffed with a flavourful potato-paneer mixture and grilled.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Mixed Capsicums, Processed Cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Stuffed Capsicum

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Stuffed Capsicum Recipe

  • Mixed Capsicums 2 medium

  • Processed Cheese 2 medium

  • Potatoes boiled and grated 2 medium

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 100 grams

  • Cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Amchur powder 2 teaspoons

  • Raisins 12-15

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnut powder 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder (deghi mirch) 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Slice off the heads of green and red capsicums. Seed them and gently remove the white pith from inside them.

Step 2

Mix potatoes, cottage cheese, cheese, dried mango powder, raisins, ginger, cumin powder, coriander leaves, cashewnut powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, green chillies and salt in a bowl.

Step 3

Stuff this mixture in the both red and green capsicums and press it down firmly.

Step 4

Heat oil a grill pan and keep the stuffed capsicum upside down, and press gently with your hand.

Step 5

Grill them turning sides so that they cooked evenly all around. Cool, slice them into rings and serve.

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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.