May 26, 2011

Stuffed and baked Bell Peppers

A Perfect evening snack.

Thanks Mila for the wonderful recipe...Ive made some variations to your recipe...


Bell Peppers / Capsicum - 5
Potatoes cubed - 500 grms
Onion - 1 small finely chopped
Chopped Ginger - 1 tbsp
Chopped Garlic - 1 tbsp
Chopped Green chillies - 2
Chopped coriander - 2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Sunflower oil


1. Cut the top of the bell pepper and remove and discard the seeds.
2. Make sure that the bell pepper can stand upright or cut a thin slice from the bottom of the pepper to level it .
3. Bring a large pan of boiling water slightly salted and immerse the peppers in it for 6-8 mins.
4. Boil the potato cubes in slightly salted water. When they are 3/4th cooked, drain and keep aside.
5. Heat sunflower oil in a large frying pan.
6. Add the cumin seeds followed by chopped ginger, garlic, green chillies and onion. Saute till onions are soft.
7. Add potato cubes, salt and turmeric powder. Combine well and cook for few minutes. Take care not to mash the potatoes.
8. Add pepper powder, coriander leaves and lemon juice and give a good stir.
9. Stuff the bell peppers with the potato mix.
10. Preheat the oven at 150 degree for 10 mins. Bake the stuffed peppers for 30 - 35 mins.

Serve hot with a cup of tea/coffee ...

Sending this to Let's Get Stuffed Series: Bell Peppers or Capsicum hosted by Archana of The Mad Scientist's Kitchen . This event is initiated by Vatsala of Show and Tell

Linking to Life is green

Also to Potato Mania hosted by Siri

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Ramya! Love this one. Never thought of eating it with tea or coffee though.


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