Sunday, February 18, 2007

Stuffed Capsicum with Couscous

This is my first post to adige yenu ? I came across a new recipe in cooking blog , I was excited by the picture of this dish. Its called Stuffed Capsicum with Couscous . This is an Mediterranean recipe, I tried it to make to spicy.

Ingredients: (For Two people)

1 cups couscous (You get this in all American stores)
2 cups of water
1 Red belly pepper (red capsicum) Finely chopped
2 Green Capsicum
Fresh Ginger,garlic
1/2 cup Sweet corn
1/2 cup green Peas
1/2 tbs Turmeric
3 Green chillies
1/2 tbs Jeera powder
1 tbs jeera (cumin seeds)
3 tbs of oil
Red chili powder , black pepper , salt to taste


1. In rice cooker,steam the couscous with 2 cup of water (1:2)
2. Cut the Green Capsicum into half and remove the seeds and the white part.

3. Boil the water in vessel and put the cut capsicum for 5 min. Remove from the start and dry it.

4. Heat oil in a pan/kadai,add jeera , cut chillies,Ginger ,garlic,turmeric ,red capsicum , corn and peas. Fry it for 5 -10 min, add red chili powder , cumin powder. Mix the cooked the couscous.
Mix it well with salt.

5. Pre- heat the oven at 150 F.

6. Now stuff this mix into capsicum and keep it in oven still the capsicum start changes its color. ( approx 15-20 min).

Here is the delicious dish ready to eat....

Variations: Instead of stuffing the Green Capsicum , you can server the couscous mix as a pulao.