Ingredients for Cooking Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers
- Bulgarian green pepper 5 pieces (medium size)
- Boiled potatoes (or mashed potatoes) 3 pieces
- Sweet red pepper 1 piece (small)
- Tofu cheese (crumbled) 1 cup
- Onion 1 piece (small)
- Cilantro green (finely chopped) 2 tablespoons
- Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
- 3/4 teaspoon red chili
- Coriander 2 teaspoons
- Caraway seeds 1 teaspoon
- Salt to taste
- Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons for filling and 1 for frying
- Main ingredients: Potato, Onion, Pepper, Greens
- Serving 5 servings
Frying pan, baking tray, baking foil, kitchen knife, spatula, cutting board, tablespoon, hot pot holders, disposable paper towels.
Cooking Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers:
Step 1: prepare the ingredients.
Prepare all the ingredients. Peel and chop the red pepper into small cubes, and chop onions finely. Mash potatoes with a fork or a pusher in mashed potatoes.
Step 2: prepare the filling.
Heat vegetable oil in a pan, pour onion and pepper. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutesstirring all the time.
Add tofu to the vegetables at the end.
Add mashed potatoes to the pan, as well as all the spices, one after the other. Stir and continue to heat a little, so that all the aromas and tastes mix.
Add fresh greens as well. Mix and warm again.
Remove the pepper stuffing from the heat and wait until it has cooled completely before stuffing the peppers.
Step 3: prepare the peppers.
Wash and dry the bell peppers.
Take one pepper and carefully cut off the top with the tail with a knife.
Now we need to pull out the partitions and seeds without damaging the skin.
Carefully cut the partitions on the sides with a knife.
Take out the seeds by hand.
Now it remains only to rinse and dry the hollow pepper.
Do the same with the remaining vegetables so that you get 5 peppers ready for stuffing.
Step 4: stuff the peppers.
A tablespoon or teaspoon (as you prefer) with a spoon laying the filling inside, tightly fill the peppers to the top.
You get nice stuffed peppers.
Step 5: bake stuffed vegetarian peppers.
Set the oven to warm up 170 degrees Celsius.
Cut each pepper in half.
Place peppers on a heat-resistant baking sheet covered with foil.
Put everything in a preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
At the same time, during cooking, it will be necessary to turn the peppers over so that they are baked on both sides.
It turns out delicious stuffed peppers with vegetarian filling.
Serve the baked peppers hot. You can supplement the dish with chopped tofu and slices of fresh vegetables.
Step 6: Fry Stuffed Vegetarian Peppers.
In order to fry stuffed vegetarian peppers, first heat the oil in a frying pan.
Put the peppers upside down.
Cover the pan and cook everything over medium heat until the bottom of the vegetables is browned.
After that, you will need to turn stuffed peppers with the filling down and continue cooking.
The total cooking time for these vegetarian peppers is usually 30-40 minutes.
Step 7: Serve Stuffed Vegetarian Peppers.
Serve vegetarian stuffed peppers must be hot, but in which case they are just as easy to heat in the oven or in a pan. This is an independent dish, so you can not think about the side dish.
Enjoy your meal!
- Instead of tofu, you can use panir cheese or pressed cottage cheese.
- Peppers that you will stuff can be sprinkled with paprika and a little salt from the inside, so that not only the filling gives a bright taste.