Stuffed Capsicum Recipe


For stuffing:

2 tsp oil

½ onion, finely chopped

1 tsp ginger-garlic paste

½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder

¼ tsp turmeric / haldi

salt to taste

¾ tsp coriander powder / daniya powder

¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder

2 potato, boiled & mashed

¼ tsp garam masala powder

½ tsp aamchur powder / dry mango powder

1 cup paneer / cottage cheese, crumbled

Other ingredients:

4 small capsicum, colour of choice

3 tbsp oil

handful of mozzarella / cheddar cheese


1.Firstly, prepare the stuffing by sauting onions and ginger-garlic paste in oil.Further add spices and salt.Saute on low flame till the spices turn aromatic.Additionally, add boiled potato and crumbled paneer.Mix well till the spices are mixed well. keep aside.Prepare the capsicum, by cutting the head and removing the seeds.

2.Now stuff 2 tbsp of prepared masala.Place them on kadai with 3 tbsp oil.Also cover with capsicum head.Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or bake at 180 degree celsius for 40 minutes.Cook the capsicum well or till they change in colour and also softened and shrinks little.

3.Now take off the head and keep aside.Garnish with few mozzarella cheese and place the head of capsicum again.Cover and simmer for 5 minutes or till the cheese melts completely.Finally, serve cheesy stuffed capsicum along with rice or roti.Now take off the head and keep aside.