Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Bharli Mirchi

2 large onions sliced
3 potatoes-peeled & mashed
1 / 2 cup green peas
1 cup paneer, crumbled
1 tomato, finely chopped
1/ 4 tsp jeera
1 /2 tsp chili powder
1/ 2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 pinch turmeric powder
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander

1 tbsp oil

salt to taste

Cut the tops off of capsicum.
Heat oil in a pan add jeera and the onions and some salt and fry 2 mins.
Add the potatoes, paneer and peas, salt ,chili,coriander and turmeric powder, garam masala. when the mixture is well blended, add tomatoes and Mix well, sauteing on medium heat and add coriander leaves. keep aside.
Stuff the mixture into the capsicum.

Heat oil in a saute pan and place all the stuffed capsicum in a single layer.The purpose is to brown the outside of the capsicum to caramalize the skin for a smoky flavor.when the outsides have browned evenly, bharli mirch is done.

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