Besan Stuffed Capsicum

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Capsicums (preferably small to medium sized ones) - 10
  • Oil for frying - 4 to 5 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • For stuffing:
  • Besan, sifted clearly - 1 cup
  • Red chilli powder - 3 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 4 tsp
  • Hing (asafoetida) - 1 tsp

How to Make Besan Stuffed Capsicum

  • Mix all the ingredients mentioned above for the stuffing.
  • Wash capsicums and dry them.
  • Slit the capsicum vertically so you can stuff them.
  • Stuff with the besan masala.
  • Then in a skillet, add 5 tbsps of oil and after it gets hot, add all the stuffed capsicums.
  • Cover with a lid and cook on medium to low heat, turning the capsicums once in every 6-7 mins.
  • After all the capsicums have been cooked through, add salt and just a bit of red chilli powder (optional).
  • Remove from the skillet and arrange them on a plate with lots of freshly chopped coriander leaves on top.