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Stuffed Capsicum

 Published 2007-Dec-26   Updated 2018-Aug-15

- Submitted by Dahlia

(Stuffed Bell Pepper, Simla Mirch ki Sabzi, Kudamillagai Masala)

Recipe For Stuffed Capsicum


  • Capsicum ( Bell Peppers) - 4
  • Frozen Corn - 1/2 cup (fresh corn can be used too)
  • Green Peas - 1/2 cup
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic - 1 clove (minced)
  • Tomato - 2 (diced)
  • Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Cheese - 1/4 cup
  • Oil - 1tblsp


  1. Wash the capsicum and cut the top off near the stem. Remove and discard the seeds and pith.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and spluter some cumin seeds.
  3. Saute the onions and garlic slightly till it begins to sweat.
  4. Next add the tomatoes along with the chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Then add the green peas and corn and mix everything together. Let everything cook for 3 minutes until all the flavours blend.
  6. Sprinkle the garam masala and half of the cheese. Toss everything and switch off.
  7. Fill each capsicum with the mixture. Add some more cheese on top.

    Stuffed Capsicum Step

  8. Shallow fry the capsicum on a pan with oil till the capsicum becomes tender.
  9. Another option is to bake the capsicum in a oven pre heated to 350 for 15 minutes.
  10. Serve with chappatti or have it as such as a snack.

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Comments (7)

Person   ()
this is an excellent way of making stuffed capsicums........... but you can also use potatoes along with peas and garnish it with paneer and cilantro....
Person   ()
Hi Soujanya, Thank you. Even I make stuffed capsicum with potato filling sometimes.
Person   ()
Came out great, thank you! Can you also share the potato and meat filling recipe?
Person   ()
i make the potato masala similar to the samosa filling For ground meat filling make the stuffing following this recipe.
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Person   ()
nice one
Person   ()
you can also stuff the usual potato filling or ground meat filling.

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 Published by on and last updated on 2018-08-15.