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Microwaved Capsicum Cups Recipe

Microwaved Capsicum Cups is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 12 August, 2016
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 capsicums, firm
  • 1/2 cup - Corn kernels
  • 1/4 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 Microwaved Capsicum Cups:

    1. Choose capsicums which can stand erect on their base, for easier cooking.
    2. Cut top like a small lid. Keep stalks intact. Run the bread in a dry mixie to form crumbs.
    3. Put capsicums and tops in salty boiling water for 3-4 mins.
    4. Drain, dot with butter and keep aside.
    5. In a microwave proof large bowl, place the butter.
    6. Melt in microwave for 10 seconds.
    7. Remove, add the washed kernels, peas and sprinkle some water.
    8. Cover with a loose lid or cling film (pierce for steam to pass).
    9. Microwave on medium for 4 mins.
    10. Remove. Add chilli, garlic, half the cheese, salt and bread crumbs.
    11. Return to oven and cook on high for 2 mins.
    12. Stuff the mixture into the capsicums.
    13. Sprinkle cheese on stuffing and place lids back.
    14. Microwave open for 2 minutes on high.
    15. Let it stand covered for 3-4 mins.
    16. Serve hot with dinner rolls and ketchup.


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