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Stuffed Capsicum Peppers
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Sunday, 04 January 2009
Description A simple curry dish with capsicum and potatoes as main ingredients. Healthy and tasty - goes will with pilau rice or nan bread. If possible then use fresh spices for an authentic flavour. This dish is also referred to as Simla Mirch.
Ingredients
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Serves
4

5-6 Capsicum (simlamirch)
2 boiled potatoes
2 tbsp boiled green peas
1 Onion finely chopped
1/4th tsp turmeric powder
Red chili powder to taste
1/4th tsp Garam masala
1/4th tsp Dry mango powder (amchur)
Salt To Taste
Oil/ghee for frying

Methods/steps
  • Wash the capsicum and boil them whole till they are tender (not too much), drain water and keep aside to cool.
  • Mash the boiled potatoes.
  • Now in a pan heat 2-tbsp oil/ghee and add chopped onion and fry till it turns golden brown.
  • Now add all spices, mashed potatoes and peas and fry for few moments.
  • With a sharp knife cut the stem of the capsicum and take out seeds from the top gently and add the stuffing in it.
  • Now take oil/ghee in a kadhai and fry the stuffed capsicums on all sides.
  • Garnish the bharawan capsicum with grated paneer, chopped coriander leaves and thinly sliced rings of tomato. Serve hot.
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