II  Stuffed Capsicum (Shimla Mirch)  II


  • 5-6 Capsicum (simla mirch)
  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp boiled green peas
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1/4th tsp. turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder  to taste
  • 1/4th tsp. Garam masala
  • 1/4th tsp. Dry mango powder (amchur)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil/ghee for frying

Preperation :

  • Wash the Capsicum and boil them whole till they are tender (not too much), drain water and keep aside to cool.
  • Mash the boiled potatoes.
  • Now in a pan heat 2-tbsp oil/ghee and add chopped onion and fry till it turns golden brown.
  • Now add all spices, mashed potatoes and peas and fry for few moments.
  • With a sharp knife cut the stem of the capsicum and take out seeds from the top gently and add the stuffing in it.
  • Now take oil/ghee in a kadhai and fry the stuffed capsicums on all sides.
  • Garnish with grated paneer, chopped coriander leaves and thinly sliced rings of tomato.
  • Serve hot.