Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy | How to make Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy

By Bethica Das  |  2nd Mar 2018  |  
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  • Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy, How to make Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy
Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravyby Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    25

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  • Serves

    4

    People

14

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About Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy Recipe

Having any leftover dal / lentil curry? Then go ahead and dish out this wonderfully delicious stuffed chili pepper in tomato gravy. Sure to say was delighted with the outcome. It can be relished as a side dish with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, pulao, plain biryani, naan, kulcha, tandoori roti or just plain chapatti. You may also try with dosa, appam, uttapam or idiyappam for a fusion.

Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy

Ingredients to make Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy

  • 5-6 chili peppers
  • leftover cooked dal (lentil curry), simmered till dry
  • 2-3 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tomatoes, pureed
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. roasted coriander powder
  • coriander leaves to garnish

How to make Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy

  1. Cut the top off the chili peppers and stuff with the reduced leftover dal.
  2. Heat oil in a pan & saute the stuffed peppers till light brown. Drain & keep aside.
  3. Temper the same oil with cumin seeds & asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds. Add the onion & curry leaves. Stir fry till the onions turn light brown in colour.
  4. Now add the ginger-garlic paste
  5. and turmeric powder. Continue to saute till it is well fried.
  6. Pour in the tomato puree
  7. and the rest of the dry spices.
  8. Mix everything well and saute till the oil separates.
  9. Add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil.
  10. Drop in the fried and stuffed chili peppers. Cover with a lid and simmer on a medium flame for 3-4 minutes till done.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves & serve as a side dish with pulao, plain steamed rice, jeera rice, naan, tandoori roti or just plain chapatti.

Reviews for Stuffed Chili Pepper in Tomato Gravy (1)

Sheetal Sharma7 months ago

wow looks great
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