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Capsi-cups Recipe

Capsi-cups is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 4 - medium-sized, firm Capsicums
  • 1/2 cup - Corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup - peas
  • 1/2 cup - cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic, crushed
  • 1 - green chilli, crushed
  • 1 slice - day-old bread
  • 1 tbsp - Butter
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Capsi-cups:

    1. Cut top off like a small lid. Keep stalks intact.
    2. Run the bread in a dry mixie to prepare crumbs.
    3. Put the capsicums and their tops in salty boiling water for 3-4 minutes.
    4. Drain, blot with butter and keep aside.
    5. Place the butter in a microwave-safe large bowl. Melt the butter in a microwave for 10 seconds. Remove, add the washed kernels and peas and sprinkle some water.
    6. Cover the bowl with a loose lid or a cling film (pierce for steam to pass). Microwave on medium for 4 minutes.
    7. Remove, add chilli, garlic, half the cheese, salt and the bread crumbs.
    8. Put the bowl back into the microwave and cook on high for 2 minutes.
    9. Stuff the mixture into the capsicums.
    10. Sprinkle cheese on the stuffing and place the lid back.
    11. Microwave in open for 2 minutes on high.
    12. Let it stand, with the lid covered, for 3-4 minutes. Serve hot with dinner rolls and ketchup.


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