How to make Three Pepper Paneer Bake -

Capsicums stuffed with the spicy mixture of rice and capsicum.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Paneer Book.

Main Ingredients : Bell Peppers, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Jeera Aloo Ratatouille Sev Ganthia Saag Gatta Curry

Three Pepper Paneer Bake

Three Pepper Paneer Bake Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Three Pepper Paneer Bake Recipe

  • Bell Peppers cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 small

  • Cottage Cheese cut into 1 inch pieces 1 small

  • Green capsicums halved lenghtwise 4

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into ½ inch cubes 200 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Garlic chopped 2-3 cloves

  • Leek chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato puree 4 tablespoons

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Dry mixed herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cooked rice 1/2 cup

  • Sweet corn kernels boiled 1/2 cup

  • Cheese grated 1 cup


Step 1

Heat two tablespoons of oil in a thick-bottomed pan; add onion and sauté over medium heat for two minutes. Add garlic and leek and continue to sauté for one minute.

Step 2

Add tomato purée, red chilli flakes and salt and continue to sauté for two more minutes. Add red and yellow capsicum, rice, corn and paneer and continue to sauté for another minute, tossing continuously.

Step 3

Add one-fourth cup of grated cheese, stir gently, remove from heat and set aside. Preheat the oven to 160ºC. Fill each halved green capsicum with the paneer and rice mixture and sprinkle with remaining grated cheese.

Step 4

Place the stuffed capsicums on a baking tray and bake for fifteen minutes or till capsicums soften slightly and the cheese melts. Serve hot.

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