Paneer Dishes

Stuffed Paneer Capsicum Recipe – Paneer Stuffed Simla Mirch

Written by raghu

A great and delightful recipe of Paneer stuffed capsicum for you all.

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


Getting ready:
Crumble the paneer finely.
Remove the stalk from thoroughly rinsed capsicums and scoop out the seeds as well.

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.
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.
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.
Stuffing is ready, transfer to another bowl and let it cool down.
Repeat the process with all the capsicums.
Now stuffed these capsicums with the prepared filling. Heat 2 tbsp oil in the same wok or pan.
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.
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.
Roast the capsicum from all sides until little brown in color.
When the capsicums are ready and cooked thorough, turn off the flame.

Take them out in a serving bowl or tray and serve with steaming hot chapatti, parantha or poori.

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