Stuffed capsicum

This is a very tasty and easy recipe. Its a good recipe to be served as starter. A good substitute to the fried starters. It tastes like the kofta. If you dont like the indian taste you can replace the spices with pepper , chilly flakes and mixed herbs to give it a bland taste.

Adopted from sanjeev kapoor book

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Ingredients :

For two capsicums :

  • 1 boiled potato peel and mashed
  • chopped green chillies
  • finely chopped onion
  • fresh coriander leaves
  • cashews (coarsely chopped)
  • raisins
  • red chilly powder
  • garam masala
  • salt
  • oil
  • cheese (grated)

Procedure :

1) Wash capsicums  , slice off thinly from the top and remove seeds to make it hollow. Similarly

slice off thinly from bottom.

2) wash and chop green chillies , chop onion and coriander leaves.

3) Mix well potatoes , cashew nuts , raisins ,red chilly powder , garam masala , coriander leaves and keep aside.

4) preheat oven to 225 degree celsius.

5) Heat oil in a pan. Add onion. cook till translucent and add green chillies. Mix in potato mixture and continue to cook for 2 mins. Divide the mixture evenly and stuff them into the prepared capsicum shells. Sprinkle cheese and place it on a baking tray.

6) Bake capsicums at 225 degree celsius for 10 – 15mins. Serve immediately

  • I like the burnt taste of cheese , if you dont like add cheese at a latter stage. and bake again.
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