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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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