How to Make Stuffed Capsicum

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How to make Bharwa Simla Mirch/Stuffed capsicum

How to Make Stuffed Capsicum

Capsicum is one of the vegetables we used to boost the flavor of other recipes by adding it, like mixed vegetables, pav bhaji, chicken, etc. But this is one of the short-listed recipes, where the main ingredient used, is capsicum. As very less oil is used in this recipe, you can easily include this in your diet chart. You can make it healthier by using healthy veggies for stuffing and using fewer spices. Boiled and mashed potatoes (or any other vegetables) are mixed with fried onions, ginger-garlic, and some spices to make the stuffing which will be filled in the capsicum and will be pan-fried or grilled in an oven; this is How to Make Stuffed Capsicum or Bharwa Simla Mirch.

Main equipment used

  1. frying pan with lid
  2. Serving plate
  3. Spatula

Ingredients

  1. Capsicum-5
  2. Potatoes-3
  3. Onion (chopped)-2
  4. Chopped ginger-garlic-1 tbsp
  5. Cumin seeds-1/2 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder-1 tbsp
  7. Red chili powder-1/2 tbsp
  8. Cumin powder-1/2 tbsp
  9. Coriander powder-1 tbsp
  10. Oil-2 tbsp
  11. Salt

How to Make Stuffed Capsicum

Boil potatoes with skin in a pan

stuffed capsicum step1

Peel the potatoes

stuffed capsicum step2

With the help of a sharp knife, cut the upper portion of all the capsicum.

stuffed capsicum step3

Heat oil in a frypan, and add cumin seeds for tempering

stuffed capsicum step4

Add chopped onions and sauté them till they become translucent

stuffed capsicum step5

Add chopped ginger and garlic and stir it for a minute.

stuffed capsicum step6

Then add all the spices(turmeric. Red chili, cumin, and coriander powder) and salt; stir them for two minutes or till the raw smell of the spices go off.

stuffed capsicum step7

Add boiled potatoes, mix them with the spices, and smashed them with the help of the spatula.

stuffed capsicum step8
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Now let it cool at room temperature, then one by one fill all the capsicum with potato mixture with the help of a spoon.

stuffed capsicum step10

Again heat oil in the pan

stuffed capsicum step11

Place all the stuffed capsicum in the pan, stir it and cover the lid for 10 minutes, in a low flame

stuffed capsicum step12
stuffed capsicum step13

Open the lid and turn them to the other side and again cover the lid for 5 minutes.

stuffed capsicum step14
stuffed capsicum step15

Now open the lid and stir fry it for 8-10 minutes on all the sides.

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Transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot with rice or roti

stuffed capsicum step18

How to Make Stuffed Capsicum

Boiled and smashed potatoes (or any other vegetables) aremixed with fried onions, ginger-garlic and some spices make the stuffing whichwill be filled in the capsicum and will be pan fried or grilled in a oven; thisis How to Make Stuffed Capsicum or Bharwa Simla Mirch.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories

Equipment

  • fry pan with lid
  • Spatula
  • Serving plate

Ingredients
  

  • 5 capsicum,
  • 2 Onion(chopped)
  • 3 Potatos
  • 1 tbsp  ginger- garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • Boil potatoes with skin in a pan
  • Peel the potatoes
  • With the help of a sharp knife, cut the upper portion of allthe capsicum.
  • Heat oil in a fry pan, add cumin seeds for tempering
  • Add chopped onions and sauté them till they becometranslucent
  • Add chopped ginger-garlic and stir it for a minute.
  • Then add all the spices(turmeric. Red chili, cumin andcoriander powder) and salt; stir them for two minutes or till the raw smell ofthe spices go off.
  • Add boiled potatoes, mix it with the spices and smashed itwith the help of the spatula.
  • Now let it cool at room temperature, then one by one fill allthe capsicum with potato mixture with the help of spoon.
  • Again heat oil in the pan
  • Place all the stuffed capsicum in the pan, stir it and coverthe lid for 10 minutes, in a low flame
  • Open the lid and turn them to the other side and again coverthe lid for 5 minutes.
  • Now open the lid and stir fry it for 8-10 minutes.
  • Transfer them to a serving plate and serve hot with rice orroti

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