How to make Stuffed Capsicums -

Capsicums stuffed with a mixture of spiced potatoes and paneer – topped with cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green capsicums (हरी शिमला मिर्च ), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Stuffed Capsicums

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Green capsicum stuffed with a mixture of boiled mashed potatoes, paneer, dry fruits, spices and fresh coriander – topped with plenty of cheese and baked till the cheese melts. Stuffing a capsicum can have endless possibilities – but this one is my favourite!

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Stuffed Capsicums Recipe

  • Green capsicums 12 medium

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 3 medium

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 200 grams

  • Cashewnuts coarsely ground 10-12

  • Raisins 12-15

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped a few sprigs

  • Salt

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies chopped 3

  • Cheese 1/2 cup


Step 1

Slice off thinly from the tops of the green capsicums and remove seeds to make them hollow.

Step 2

Similarly slice off thinly from the bottom so that the capsicums stand steady when placed on a baking tray.

Step 3

Mix well potatoes, paneer, cashewnuts, raisins, amchur, red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, coriander leaves and salt. Keep aside.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 225ºC. Heat oil in a pan and add onion. Cook till translucent and add ginger and green chillies.

Step 5

Mix in potato mixture and continue to cook for two minutes. Divide this mixture evenly into twelve portions and stuff into the prepared capsicum shells, sprinkle cheese and place on baking tray.

Step 6

Bake capsicums at 225ºC for fifteen minutes. Serve immediately.

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