Healthy Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers with Fenugreek Seeds

Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2 - 3
  • 100 gm less spicy and big green peppers (you can use any peppers that can be stuffed)
  • 3 tbsp gram flour
  • ¼ tbsp asafoetida
  • ¼ tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp celery
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp lime juice
  • 1+1/2 tbsp groundnut oil
  • ½ tbsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tbsp cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  1. To prepare stuffing, first you need to grind fenugreek seeds roughly. Do not make powder of it.
  2. Take a bowl; add Gram flour, asafoetida, turmeric powder, fenugreek seeds, sugar, lime juice, ½ tbsp oil. Mix all ingredients well.
  1. Rinse the peppers very well with water. Then clean them with kitchen towel. Remove the pepper crowns, if you want. I always keep them.
  2. Slit each pepper from one side using knife. Start slitting from the top and keep upto bottom before the end. Remove the seeds and the pith, so that we can do stuffing
  3. Stuff ½ tbsp stuffing in pepper, and so the same for all peppers.
  1. In a pan heat 1 tbsp oil, add mustard seeds, and let them crackle and pop. After that add cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida.
  2. After just half minute, add stuffed peppers.
  3. Let them cook for at least 10 minutes; in between you need to stir the peppers.
  4. After 10 minutes, it’s ready to serve.
1) You can serve this Healthy Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers as hot in lunch or dinner as side dish

2) You can also store this healthy stuffed peppers in refrigerator for 2 days.
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