Stuffed capsicum

Stuffed capsicum or bharwan shimla mirch is stuffed with boiled potatoes. You can even use paneer as stuffing. I am using potatoes here. Boiled potatoes are cooked a little on medium flame as it will enhance the flavor.

Serving: 4

Stuffed capsicum

Stuffed capsicum


Capsicum or shimla mirch: 4

Boiled potatoes: 2-3

Salt: to taste

Cashewnuts or kaju: 6-7 chopped

Red chili powder: 1/4 tsp

Jeera powder: 1/4 tsp

Onion: 1 finely chopped

Green chili: 1 chopped

Turmeric powder or haldi powder: 1/4 tsp

Amchoor powder: 1/2 tsp

Garam masala: 1/4 tsp

Oil: 1 tbsp for cooking potatoes

Oil: 2 tbsp for cooking stuffed capsicum


1. Slice top of capsicums and remove the seeds.

2. Boil potatoes, peel and mash them. Chop onions.

3. Heat oil in a kadai and add onion. Saute for a minute. Add mashed potatoes, kaju and all spices and cook for 3-4 minutes. Switch off the flame.

4. Stuff the capsicum with these potatoes filling.

5. Heat oil in a kadai and put these capsicum. Cover the pan and check after 4-5 minutes and keep on changing the sides of capsicum.

6. Cook till capsicum become golden and wrinkled.


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