This is a punjabi style delicious stuffed capsicum recipe, In this capsicum are stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes

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  • 4 Servings
  • 25m Prep Time
  • 20m Cook Time
  • 45m Ready In


  • 4- 5 medium capsicum 4 medium boiled potatoes 1/2 cup green peas (optional) 1-2 chopped green chillies 1/2 tbsp cumin 1/4 tbsp turmeric 1/4 red chili powder Salt (as needed) 1/2 tomato
  • chopped. 1 cup coriander leaves 5-6 curry leaves 1 Onion
  • chooped 1 tbasp chopped garlic and ginger. Vegetable oil.


  • This is hows i made our sunday lunch special with delicious Stuffed Capsicum :
  • Boil potatoes, Peel and mash the potatoes in a bowl.
  • Rinse the capsicum and pat dry. Slice off the top of capsicum , remove the seeds and keep aside as shown in pictures.
  • Keep the sliced top of capsicum as we will be using top to cover up stuffed capsicum.
  • In a pan, heat oil and half fry capsicums and keep aside.
  • Now for stuffing, make a thick grated paste of cumin, garlic, ginger and coriander.
  • Heat oil in pan, add curry leaves, green chillies, chopped onion and the above paste. Fry it for 1 min.
  • Add turmeric, red chilly powder, chopped tomato , salt and cook for half min.
  • Add mashed potatoes and mix it well with all cooked ingredients, saute it for 1 min and then add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Let this spiced potato stuffing become warm.
  • With a spoon, stuff the potato mixture in the capsicum as shown in pictures. Cover the stuffed capsicum with its sliced top.
  • Now to cook stuffed capsicum, brush oil outside the capsicums. you can bake it in an oven.
  • To cook in pan, add 1 tbsp oil in pan, add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Put stuffed capsicums in the pan, Cover the pan and let capsicum cook on a low flame.
  • Check in between and keep changing the sides of stuffed capsicum so that all sides are cooked well.
  • Once cooked, Garnish the Stuffed capsicums with coriander, also you can add remaining potato stuffing in pan and deep stuffed capsicum in it.
  • And the delicious Stuffed Capsicum is ready to have with chapati/roti.

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