Bharwa Shimla Mirch

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Listed in : Vegetarian , Vegetarian Sidedish

Servings: 4
Ingredients:
  • Peppers, Sweet, Green, Raw, Capsicum, Bell Pepper 6 (Large) Capsicums
  • For Filling:
  • Potato, Flesh And Skin, Raw, aloo 3 large potatoes
  • Onions, Raw, Onion 1/2 cup (minced) (red) onions
  • Paneer, Panner 2 cups (crumbled) paneer
  • Dhania Powder , Coriander Powder, Corriander Powder, NITU DIDIS CORIANDER POWDER, Coriander Pd 1 tsp dhania powder
  • Red Chili Powder, Paprika, Deggi Mirch, Red Chilli Powder, Red Chilly, Red Ch 1 tsp mirch powder
  • Amchur Powder, Mango Pd, Mango Powder, Amchoor Powder,dry Mango Powder, Man 1 tsp amchur powder
  • Cashew Nuts Dry Roasted, Without Salt Added, Kaju, Fried 1 tbsp cashew nuts (half-grinded)
  • Green Chillies, Chilies, Hot Chili, Green, Raw, Chilli, Chilly 1 tbsp minced green chillies
  • Coriander Leaf Corriander, Cilantro Leaves, Green, Leaves, Parsley Leaves, Coriander 1 tbsp minced cilantro leaves
  • For Batter:
  • Bengalgram Flour, Chickpea Flour, Besan, Gram flour, Black Bengal Gram, Bengal gram dhal 3 Tbsp besan (chickpea flour)

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • Cut the capsicums in half and de-seed them.
  • Sprinkle some salt on them and set it aside for half an hour.Heat 2 Tbsp oil in pan and fry onions till it is transparent.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients except garam-masala and paneer.Add salt and stir till the potaoes are cooked along with spices (10 mts).
  • Remove the pan from the stove and add Paneer and garam Masala.
  • Mix it well.
  • Make a thick batter with besan, haldi and salt.
  • Fill the halved capsicums with Filling.
  • Dip the capsicum in batter filling side down.
  • Only dip half of capsicum.
  • Pan-Fry the capsicums by puuting the filling side down on the pan.
  • Cook both sides and drain it on the paper towel.
  • Decorate it in a platter and serve as a side dish with a main entree.

Cook's Tip:
To brown onions more quickly add a little sugar to caramelise them.
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Bell peppers are ethylene sensitive, so they should not be stored near ethylene-producing food such as pears or apples. Store peppers in plastic bags and they will keep up to five days in the refrigerator. Green peppers will keep slightly longer than the other, more ripe, varieties.
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When slicing potatoes, hold the paring knife over a gas flame or in boiling water and the potatoes will slice easily.
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