I do not know what is the origination of Stuffed capcicum (Bharva Shimla mirch) but one thing is for sure that I like it very much 🙂 . I learnt this in my childhood while working with my mother in the kitchen when she was making it.
If you never tried this, this is not very tough in making but taste wise ( if you like bit spicy in the food) you will really have a great experience. IT is Good Food For Diabetes. There are so many types of Stuffing . Today i am using Besan (Gram flour ) as a stuffing . We can serve it with Dal Rice and chapati .
7-8 medium sized capsicums
For the stuffing
1 cup Besan (gram flour )
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp chopped garlic
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp fennel seeds (soff)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves (dhania)
1 tbsp oil
pinch of asofatida (hing)
salt to taste
Cut the tops of the capsicum and scoop out the centres.
For the stuffing
Take a heat non-stick pan put the oil , add cumin seeds ,fennel seeds and asofatida When the seeds crackle add ginger,garlic, green chilli cook for 1-2 min at medium flame.
Now add copped onions cook for 4-5 min at medium flame
Now add salt and turmeric powder and cook for 1 min
Now add Besan and mix it and add 2tbs of water and cook for 4-5 min at low flame .
Now add garam masala and red chilli powder and lemon juice .Mix itt and cook it for 2 min at low flame .
Now add chopped green coriander Stuffing is ready !!!!!!!!
Stuff all the capsicum with the stuffing.
Take a heated pan and put oil (1 tbsp) now Put all the stuffed capcicum and cook for 6-7 min at low flame , around all sides .
Stuffed Capsicum is ready to eat !!!!!!!!!!!!!