Stuffed capsicums

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Stuffed capsicum makes for a great starter or can even be paired with rotis or rice. Making this non-vegetarian, stir-fried recipe is easy enough. Firstly, you need to take heated oil in a pressure cooker and fry onions until they are brown. Next, you need to add turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, salt, and minced meat, and fry them for a good few minutes. Next, you need to add desiccated coconut, cover the cooker and let it blow 3 whistles until cooked.

After the pressure releases, you need to add garam masala and cook until the minced meat is dry enough and there is no water left in the mixture. Next, cool the mixture and blend it into a coarse mixture. Next, the capsicums need to be slit and stuffed with the minced meat mixture. Keep the rest of the minced meat mixture aside.

Next, add 4-5 tbsp. oil in a large pan and shallow fry the capsicums until they become tender. Then, add the minced meat mixture that has been kept aside and stir the entire thing, while making sure that you don’t split the peppers. Serve hot!

Take a look at more Starter Recipes. You may also want to try Kerala Style Fried Fish, Oil Free Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Malai Kebab , Deep Fried Spring Chicken

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  • 5-6 capsicums (bell peppers) washed and slit in the middle
  • 1 kg - mince lamb (meat)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp - ginger& Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - garam masala powder
  • Red chilli powder and salt according to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric
  • 3 large tbsp - desiccated coconut powder
  • Oil for cooking

How to Make Stuffed capsicums

  • In a pressure cooker, heat oil, add onion and fry till brown.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder and fry for a few seconds.
  • Add mince meat, salt, red chilli powder and fry for a few minutes.
  • Then add desiccated coconut, cover and cook upto 3 whistles.
  • When pressure comes down open lid, add garam masla make sure there is no water and the mince meat is dry.
  • Blend in a blender coarsely and should not be too smooth.
  • Then stuff the slit capsicum with the mince mixture and rest keep aside.
  • Take a large pan, add 3-4 tbsps oil and shallow fry the capsicums till tender.
  • Then add the rest of the mince mixture and stir making sure not to split the peppers.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.