September 21, 2011

How to make Stuffed Capsicum and Tomato in Gravy

Learn how to make Stuffed Capsicum and Tomato in Gravy. In Indian cuisine vegetables with gravy is in. So here it's a home made recipe for stuffed capsicum and tomato in gravy. It is a low oil and medium spicy recipe. And above all it is made in microwave so healthy and quick also.

Preparation time - 20 minutes

Cooking time - 12 minutes
Serves - 4 persons

Ingredients to make Stuffed Capsicum and Tomato in Gravy:

For stuffed capsicum:

3 green capsicum
1/2 cup boiled and mashed potato
1/4 cup boiled green peas
1 tea spoon roasted cumin powder
1/2 tea spoon crushed green chilly
1/2 tea spoon crushed ginger
1 table spoon chopped fresh coriander
1/4 tea spoon black pepper powder
Salt to taste

For stuffed tomato: 

3 big tomatoes
1 cup grated paneer - cottage cheese
1 tea spoon crushed green chilly
1 tea spoon chaat masala
1 table spoon freshly cut mint leaves
Salt to taste

For gravy:

2 cups tomato pure
1 cup coconut milk
1 tea spoon sugar (opt.)
1 tea spoon red chilly powder
1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds
4 to 5 cloves
3 to 4 whole dry red chilies
Salt to taste
1 table spoon oil

Method to make Stuffed capsicum and tomato in gravy:

for capsicum:
  • Wash capsicum and put them on plate and cook for 3 minutes at MICRO HI.
  • Cut capsicum from upper side and make them seedless.
  • Mix all the ingredients of stuffing in a bowl and fill it properly in the capsicums.
  • Keep a side.
For tomatoes:
  • Repeat the same process for tomatoes, and make them seed less.
  • Mix all the ingredients of tomato's stuffing in a bowl and stuff it in tomatoes properly.
  • Keep a side.
For Gravy:
  • Mix oil,cumin seeds, cloves, whole red chilly in a microwave proof flat dish and cook for 1 minute at MICRO HI.
  • Add all the ingredients of gravy in that bowl and again cook for 2 minutes at MICRO HI.
  • Add stuffed capsicums and tomatoes in it and cook for 5 to 6 minutes at MICRO HI.
  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander.
  • Hot and low cal Stuffed capsicum and tomato in gravy is ready to serve.
  • For making coconut milk crush fresh grated coconut with little water properly and than pass it through muslin cloth. (strain it.)
  • This vegetable can be made with only tomato or only capsicum also.

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