Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums

Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums

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An elegant snack of capsicums filled with a cabbage and bengal gram flour mixture.

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Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums recipe - How to make Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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2 medium sized capsicums
oil for greasing

For The Filling
1/2 cup grated cabbage
1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp citric acid (nimbu ka phool)
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
3/4 tsp fruit salt
salt to taste

For The Tempering
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
2 tbsp oil
  1. Cut the capsicum into halves vertically. Remove the seeds carefully so as to retain the shape of the halves.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the filling except the fruit salt in a bowl with 4 tablespoons of water.
  3. Add the fruit salt with 1 teaspoon of water and mix gently.
  4. Fill each capsicum half with the filling.
  5. Place the capsicum halves in a greased glass bowl. Cover with a lid and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  6. Allow the capsicums to cool. Cut each capsicum half into thick strips.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the mustard seeds and when they crackle,add the sesame seeds and asafoetida.
  2. Add the capsicum pieces and saute for 1 to 2 minutes, till they brown lightly.
  3. Serve hot.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy341 cal
Protein10.3 g
Carbohydrates34.6 g
Fiber9.1 g
Fat18 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A792.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.7 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C149.1 mg
Folic Acid65.2 mcg
Calcium59.7 mg
Iron3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium31.8 mg
Potassium302.9 mg
Zinc1 mg

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Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums
 on 11 Oct 12 08:01 PM

Must try..didnt know capsicum can taste this great. Moreover I feel this dish is nutritious and can be cooked with very less oil. I am sure you will love it with phulkas or rotis.
Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums
 on 28 Aug 12 02:14 PM

This recipe turned out to be very tasty and healthy too. Cabbage and Capsicum...both are very good source of vitamin C...Quick and easy recipe....But make sure you consume them immediately....