Saturday, October 26, 2013

Stuffed bull horn chilli

5 ripe bull horn/sweet chilli

For the stuffing:
1/2 cup cottage cheese/pander - crumbled
1/2 cup peas
1/2 cup corn
1 coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp fennel seeds
1/4 tsp carrom seeds

For the gravy:
1 onion - diced
2 tomato - diced
1 garlic - diced
1/2 tsp grated ginger
1 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
4-5 pepper corns
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1-2 hot green chilli
1/2 cup yogurt
3 tbsp finely diced coriander leaves

Stuffed chilli:
1) Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with aluminium foil.
2) Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add cumin, fennel and carrom seeds and fry for 10 seconds.
3) Add corn, peas, cottage cheese with coriander powder, turmeric powder and fry for a minute. Check for salt.
4) Remove the stalks of green chilli and cut vertically at the centre.
5) Stuff the filling above. Place in baking tray and bake for 10-15 minutes

1) Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Fry garlic for a minute. Add ginger, green chilli, pepper corns, coriander seeds and fry for a minute.
2) Add onion and fry until it starts to turn brown. Add tomato and fry until it is soft. Add turmeric powder. Keep aside.
3) Once cool, grind it into a fine paste with sufficient water.
4) Bring this to a boil in a pan. Mix yogurt. Check for salt. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with roti :)