Monday, December 27, 2010

Potato Stuffed Capsicum with shredded cheese topping

Stuffed capsicum or Bharwan Capsicum is a very famous north Indian dish.It is a spicy stuffing of potato into capsicum.Capsicum is my all time favourite.I wud love to add it in any dish.When potato is stuffed in,the flavor doubles.We can alter the stuffing by paneer also.This goes very well with rotis ,parottas or any bread items.This weekend,I got a chance to prepare this wonderful dish.It went out very well.To be healthy, I prepared it on a oven.We can also cok it on a tava.


Ingredients:

For outer layer:
1.Capsicum           -            2
2.Oil                      -            1 tsp

For Stuffing:
1.Potatoes             -            1/2
2.Onion                  -             1/2  
3.Green chillies     -             2
4.Garlic pods         -             4
5.Carrot                 -             1/4
6.Garam masala    -              1/2 tsp
7.Shredded cheese-              1 tbsp (optional)
8.Lemon Juice       -              1 tbsp
9.Cilantro        

Method:
Potato Stuffing:
* Boil the potato,carrot and mash it .
* Take a pan of oil,add chopped onion,green chillies and crushed garlic.
* Saute it well,till it oozes out oil.
* Now dump in the mashed potato-carrot mixture and mix it well.
* Add garam masala and toss it.
* Adjust salt to taste.Sprinkle lemon juice to the mixture.
* Garnish with cilantro.



Stuffing Process:
* Wash and cut the top layer of capsicum,remove the pit,seeds and make it hollow.
* Brush oil in and out of the capsicum.
* Take a sccop full of stuffing and fill it inside the capsicum.
* Now top with shredded cheese and spring onion.

Baking:
* Pre heat the oven for 400 degrees.
* Place the stuffed capsicum on a tray and bake it for 30 mins or untill the outer layer of capsicum is shrunk.
* In between,brush the capsicum with oil.
* Serve with hot rotis....


 

14 comments:

Shanavi said...

Lovely lovely...wonderfully made..Nice recipe..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, love the idea of topping with cheese. I love stuffed shimla mirch recipes.

Priya Sreeram said...

they look superlative ! loved the clicks and just wanna have a grab !!

Swathi said...

Awesome colorful . Nicely done Savitha

Soumya said...

yum yum! delicious and tempting stuffed capsicum....looks sooo perfect...

Saras said...

Wow .......... its very inviting, Missed my chance!!!

aipi said...

Am inviting myself to ur place...just love stuffed bell peppers and this one looks super duper tempting..yum yum!!

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Pushpa said...

Great clicks,feel like grabbing one,stuffed capsicum looks delicious.

Sayantani said...

a delectable treat both for eyes and hungry tummies.

Priya said...

Such a fabulous looking stuffed capsicums, very tempting and inviting Savitha..

Ganga Sreekanth said...

great clicks savitha.....nice recipe

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Nithya said...

This is my super favorite side dish. Love it :) looks so vibrant and nice :)

Ameya said...

YUM YUM!!! I've always wanted to try stuffed peppers. The filling sounds so flavorful and delicious!!

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