Paneer stuffed bell peppers

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 4 medium - Bell peppers of any colour
  • 200g - Paneer cubes (small)
  • 100g -Green peas
  • 1 - Medium finely chopped onion
  • 1 - Medium sized potato, cut into small cubes
  • 1 - Carrot, cut into small cubes
  • 2 - Green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch - Coriander leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - Red-chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • A roll of thick thread

How to Make Paneer stuffed bell peppers

  • Add turmeric to a bowl of water and soak the paneer in it
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute the onions until pink
  • Add the chillies and the powdered spices and fry it well
  • Add the potatoes and carrots with 1/4 cup water and cook for 5 mins
  • In the meanwhile drain out the paneer
  • Add the paneer to the vegetables
  • Add the salt
  • Cook for 5 mins and add the chopped leaves
  • Cook on a slow fire till it dries up
  • Now cut the top of the capsicum in the manner of a lid and keep the cut portion aside
  • Empty the capsicums gently
  • Apply the butter inside out
  • Now fill the capsicums with the cooked mixture
  • Cover these with the lids and secure the lid with some thread
  • Grease a pan and shallow fry the stuffed bell-peppers
  • Sprinkle some salt on them
  • Cover and cook until soft
  • Remove the threads and serve hot.
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