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Stuffed Paneer Capsicum Recipe – Paneer Stuffed Simla Mirch

Stuffed Paneer Capsicum Recipe – Paneer Stuffed Simla Mirch

Stuffed Paneer Capsicum is spicy and mouth-watering delicacy which can be prepared quickly and easily. Capsicum is often prepared along with many other veggies but its combination with paneer is the best. So today I have a great and delightful recipe of Paneer stuffed capsicum for you all. This delightful recipe is prepared with simple desi spices and paneer. There are many other variations to the stuffing. You can stuff up the capsicums with potato-peas stuffing or gram flour as well. Believe it, every variation to the recipe tastes super yummy.

You can serve this capsicum stuffed with desi spices and paneer and cooked on flame as a side dish with steaming hot roti, chapatti or serve them as snack or appetizer. Stuffed vegetable dishes always make a perfect side dish or main course dish. You will like it with both the ways. If you are making this for some special occasion, then try using the yellow, red and green capsicums for making this super delectable and yummy sabzi.

Directions

Getting ready:

  1. Crumble the paneer finely.

paneer stuffed capsicum

2. Remove the stalk from thoroughly rinsed capsicums and scoop out the seeds as well.

paneer stuffed capsicumMaking:

3. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan or a wok and splutter cumin seeds first. When the seeds crackle add asafoetida to the pan, followed by green peas.

paneer stuffed capsicum

4. Now cover the pan and let the peas cook till they get soft and tender. It can take a minute or so. Keep the flame low.

paneer stuffed capsicum

5. Then add turmeric powder, ginger paste, finely chopped green chilly, coriander powder, crumbled paneer, red chilly powder, mango powder, ¾ tsp salt and green coriander. Mix everything really well.

paneer stuffed capsicum

6. Stuffing is ready, transfer to another bowl and let it cool down.

paneer stuffed capsicum

7. Now stuffed these capsicums with the prepared filling.

paneer stuffed capsicum

8. Heat 2 tbsp oil in the same wok or pan.

paneer stuffed capsicum

9. When the oil starts to fume then add ¼ tsp turmeric powder and ¼ tsp salt. Now place the stuffed capsicums in the pan and cover with a lid.

paneer stuffed capsicum

10. After two minutes, flip the sides of the capsicums and cover again. Check again after 2 to 3 minutes and flip the sides down where the capsicum is not roasted.

paneer stuffed capsicum

11. Roast the capsicum from all sides until they become little brown in color. When they are ready and cooked through, turn off the flame. Transfer them on a plate. Delectable stuffed paneer capsicums are ready to serve.

stuffed paneer capsicumServing:

12. Serve these mouth-watering and scrumptious stuffed paneer capsicums garnished with green coriander sprigs with steaming hot chapatti, parantha, poori or rice and relish eating.

Suggestions

  • While preparing stuffing, cook the green peas on low flame until it become soft and mushy then add remaining ingredients.
  • Roast stuffed paneer capsicums on low flame. If required then only increase the flame to medium.
  • For 4 members
  • Time- 40 minutes

Stuffed Paneer Capsicum Recipe Stuffed Paneer Capsicum Recipe – Paneer Stuffed Simla Mirch
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Capsicum – 4 (400 grams)
  • Paneer – 250 grams
  • Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste – ½ tsp
  • Green chilly – 2 finely chopped
  • Red chilly powder – ¼ tsp
  • Mango powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or as per taste
Instructions
  1. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan or wok and splutter cumin seeds first. When the seeds crackle add asafoetida to the pan, followed by green peas.
  2. Now cover the pan and let the peas cook till they get soft and tender. It can take a minute or so. Keep the flame low.
  3. Then add t turmeric powder, ginger paste, finely chopped green chilly, coriander powder, crumbled paneer, red chilly powder, mango powder, ¾ tsp salt or to taste and green coriander. Mix everything really well.
  4. Stuffing is ready, transfer to another bowl and let it cool down.
  5. Remove the stalk from thoroughly rinsed capsicums and scoop out the seeds as well. Repeat the process with all the capsicums.
  6. Now stuffed these capsicums with the prepared filling. Heat 2 tbsp oil in the same wok or pan.
  7. When the oil is hot add ¼ tsp turmeric powder and ¼ tsp salt. Now place the stuffed capsicums in the pan and cover with a lid.
  8. After two minutes, flip the sides and cover again. Check again after 2 to 3 minutes and flip the sides down where the capsicum is not roasted.
  9. Roast the capsicum from all sides until little brown in color.
  10. When the capsicums are ready and cooked thorough, take them out in a serving bowl and serve with steaming hot chapatti, parantha or poori.

 

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