Baked – Capsicum stuffed with Peanut masala

Stuffed capsicum

Serves: 4
Baking Time :20 to 25 mins
Preparation time: 1hr


  •          Capsicum-8 – 10 num (Small peppers)
  •          Peanuts -1/2cup
  •          Dry Roasted Chana – 2tbsp
  •          Onion-1num
  •          Red chilli powder-1tsp
  •          Jeera powder-1tsp
  •          Garam masala-1tsp
  •          Ketchup/tomato puree-2tbsp
  •          Salt-as required
  •          Oil-1tbsp
  •          Coriander-2tbsp


  •          In a pan dry roast peanuts and set aside
  •          Then dry roast Chana and set aside
  •          Once they cool down transfer it to the mixer/blender and grind it to make the powder
  •          Shift powder to the bowl; Add Chilli powder, Jeera powder, Garam masala, Salt, Oil, Ketchup/Tomato puree, finely chopped Onion & Coriander; Mix well and set aside
  •          Chop the top of the peppers and scoop the seeds.
  •          Pre-heat the oven at 180deg and line the baking tray with the foil.
  •          Stuff the peppers with the mixture and brush the capsicum outer layer with oil.
  •          Bake it for 20-25min


  •          Replace small peppers with big capsicum if required
  •          Stuffing can be replaced with Potato/Paneer/Flavoured Brown Rice

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on March 27, 2014, in Indian, Side dish and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

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