Kheema Stuffed Capsicum/Mince Stuffed Capsicum

kheema stuffed capsicum recipe

Kheema stuffed/Mince stuffed Capsicum is our family favourite dish ..We love these stuffed kheema /mince Capsicums and often make them on Weekends ..They are easy to make and taste amazing . You can also use bellpeppers to stuff them ..Small capsicum works perfect for stuffing but you can always cut the bigger ones into half and stuff mince in them ...I have shared a Baked Cheesy Chicken Stuffed Capsicum/Bell peppers  in the blog earlier  they were tried and teested by many and was meaning to try this humble simple yet yummy version of Kheema/Mince Stuffed Capsicum since so long but somehow it always skipped . 
how to make mince stuffed capsicum
These Stuffed Capsicum can be served as appetizers or as an side dish ..You can add grated cheese and bake these too instead of coating it with eggs and shallow frying ,tastes great either ways ..
6 to 7 small /medium sized Capsicum/bell peppers
1 egg beaten
breadcrumbs to coat 

250 grams mince/kheema
2 onions chopped
1 inch ginger minced
6 to7 garlic minced
1 tomato chopped
4 to 5 green chillies
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tbsp oil
lime juice as needed

Firstly prepare the mince and set aside
Take a thick bottomed pan/nonstick kadhai or pan add oil
Add in chopped onions and ginger garlic ,saute over medium flame until raw smell goes off.
Add chopped green chillies and tomato and saute until they turn soft.
Add the mince and saute well for 8 to 10 minutes
Add in chilli powder,pepper powder  and salt and mix well
Let it cook over med flame for another 6 to 8 minutes
Check for salt add if needed ,add the garam masala powder and the lime juice 
Add in chopped coriander and mint leaves and switch the flame off.
Let the mince cool completely.

Cut the capsicum into half or you may just tip the crown off ,empty the seeds using a spoon.
Stuff the mince into the capsicum
Repeat with all the capsicum.
Dip the capsicum into the beaten egg and roll/dust some breadcrumbs 
Heat oil to shallow fry ,shallow fry until golden brown .
Serve as an appetizer/snack or side dish.


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