Saturday, May 14, 2016

Protein packed capsicum baskets!

A swell recipe by Divya Raj . My elder sis, who indulges her family with some healthy snacks and meals. She has some amazing recipes up her sleeve. Here is one. It has got her a lot of praise among friends and family. Try and let us know  how yours turned out.

3 to 5 capsicums cut from the middle into two longitudinal halves
2 small cups shredded cottage cheese (paneer)
2 med sized carrots grated
I onion finely chopped
1/4 cup green coriander chopped
1-2 boiled mashed potatoes
1-2 green chillies chopped
1 cup sprouted sabut moong (green) sautéd
Salt and black pepper powder to taste.

Mix shredded paneer, boiled mashed potatoes,  green chillies, chopped coriander, finely chopped onion, grated carrots, sautéd moong sprouts, salt and pepper powder.Mix well so that no paneer or potato lumps remain.
Fill this mixture in the cup shaped capsicum halves. Brush olive oil on a non stick pan and cook the stuffed capsicums on both sides till capsicum gets a bit soft.
Your protein packed capsicum baskets are ready! Serve hot with ketchup or coriander- mango chutney!
Note: Ideal for a dieter's menu, packed with protein and veggies. Extremely low on oil.

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