Recipes: Stuffed Capsicum

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Capsicums stuffed with carrots and cabbage and fried. A delightful dish!

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 3 – 4 capsicums (bell peppers)
  • 1 cup of carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp carrots – For Garnishing
  • 3 Tbsp cabbage – For Garnishing
  • Method

    1. Slice off the top of the capsicums. Scoop out the inside keeping the capsicums hollow.
    2. Heat one teaspoon of oil in a pan; add the mustard seeds, allowing them to splutter.
    3. Add the cabbage and carrots and mix well.
    4. Sprinkle the turmeric powder, salt, coriander and red chili powder and mix again.
    5. Cover and let this mixture cook in its steam for five minutes.
    6. Now stuff the capsicums with the mixture
    7. Then fry the stuffed capsicums in one tablespoon of oil.
    8. Cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes till the capsicums become tender.
    9. Garnish the stuffed capsicums with carrots and cabbage. Serve hot.

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