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11 December, 2015

Stuffed Capsicum

Posted in : veg side dish on by : nrdubey Tags: , , ,

Date – 1.12.2015

About Recipe

 There are many variation of making this stuffed capsicum as stuffing with potatoes, paneer, carrot- cabbage and potato-peas, Today I am making with  potato stuffing. This recipe goes well with roti and dal or raita. So try this recipe and share your feed back.

Preparation time – 30 mins

Cook time – 20 mins

Recipe type – side dish

Cuisine – north indian


Measuring cup used 1 cup = 220 ml

Capsicum/shimla mirch – 4 no

Potatoes – 5 -6 (medium sized)

Onion – 1 medium (chopped)

Green chilli – 1 (chopped)

Ginger-garlic – 1 tsp (paste or crushed)

Cumin/jeera – ½ tsp

Red chilli – 1tsp

Turmeric – ½ tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Dry mango powder – ½ tsp (optional)

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Coriander leaves – 2 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Oil – 2 to 3tbsp


For making stuffing

First boil the potato till they tender, peel and mash them nicely with the masher or hand.

Heat 1 tbsp of oil in kadai add cumin, crackle them. Add green chilli and onion, fry for a minute.

Add ginger-garlic, fry till raw smell goes.

Now add mashed potato, red chilli, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala, dry mango powder and salt.

Mix them well, cook for 2 minutes.

Add fresh coriander leaves, mix and switch off the flame.

Keep the stuffing aside.

For making dish

Slice off the top part of capsicum, remove seeds.

Now with spoon or with your hand fill the potato stuffing in capsicum.

Now heat oil in kadai and place these stuffed capsicum.

Cover the kadai with a lid and cook the stuffed capsicum on low flame.

Check them often after every 5 to 6 mins and keep on changing the sides of the capsicum, so that all

the sides are cooked well. After changing sides again cover the kadai. Check, for changing the sides use two spatula to make it easy.

When capsicum get cooked nicely from all the sides switch off the flame.

Serve with roti and dal or raita combo.

In short


Boil the potatoes and mash them


Chop onion and green chilli


Heat oil add cumin and then green chilli and onion


Add ginger – garlic paste


Place mashed potatoes , other spices and salt


Mix well and add Fresh coriander leaves,mix


Stuffing is ready


Cut capsicum from the top and remove seeds


Fill the potato stuffing in capsicum


Heat oil and place the capsicum


Cover with the lid, cook in low flame for 5 to 6 mins


After every 5 to 6 mins keep changing the sides of the capsicum and cover with lid


For changing the sides better use two spatula for easy


Stuffed capsicum is ready

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