How to make Moong Stuffed Capsicum - Capsicums stuffed with spicy moong dal mixture and baked.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Skinless Split Green Gram, Green Capsicum (हरी शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Stuffed Capsicum

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For more recipes related to Moong Stuffed Capsicum checkout Moong Dal Puri Chaat, Moong Dal aur Til ke Vade. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Patta Gobhi Manchurian, Schezwan Noodle Parcel, Fried Cheese Sandwich, Vazhakkai Cutlet.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moong Stuffed Capsicum Recipe

  • Skinless Split Green Gram soaked 1 cup

  • Green Capsicum 1 large

  • Red capsicum 1 large

  • Yellow capsicum 1

  • Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Onions roughly chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies 3

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Cumin powder roasted 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cheese grated 1/2 cup


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180° C. Cut a thin slice off the top of each capsicum and reserve them. Remove seeds and pith of each capsicum and put ½ tsp oil in each of them.

Step 2

Heat sufficient water in a deep non stick pan, add salt and moong dal and cook till just done taking care that the dal does not get mashed. Drain extra water and set aside.

Step 3

Chop onions, green chillies and ginger in a chopper. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non stick pan, add onion-green chillies-ginger and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add dal, roasted cumin powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, chaat masala and salt and mix well. Put some of this dal mixture into each capsicum and over that put some cheese, followed by dal mixture and cheese.

Step 5

Apply a little oil on the outside of each capsicum and place them on a baking tray, cover them with the reserved capsicum slices. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for ½ hour.

Step 6

Serve hot.