Capsicum with Chestnuts

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Capsicum with chestnutsI am using Indian chestnuts which is very good for diabetic health. It has low fibre and also help to balance blood sugar level. Chestnuts are not also clever choice for diet but also good for mood busting vitamin C and keep fresh for longer.
I am sharing a recipe Capsicum stuffed with chestnuts. Here seasonal Chestnuts flooded in the market. So this is the perfect time we can experiment in different ways.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Asian, Homestyle Cooking, Indian
Recipe Taste: Savoury
Calories 332 kcal
Servings 2


  • 2 capsicum big sized
  • 150 gm chestnuts
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp onion paste
  • 1 tbsp coconut paste
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp raisin & nuts (paste)
  • 1 tbsp Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder roasted
  • 1 tbsp carom leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and peel off the chestnuts then grate to make a paste.
    Capsicum with Chestnuts
  • Divide the capcicum in two parts then remove seeds from inside.
    Capsicum with Chestnuts - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Heat oil in a pan add fennel seeds sauté for a few seconds. Then add chestnuts paste, chopped green chilies, onion paste, coconut paste, chopped carrom leaves, tomato paste and raisin paste.
    Capsicum with Chestnuts
  • Sauté all the ingredients then add salt and roasted cumin powder.
  • Now fill in capsicum cavity and bake on the pan with little oil. Bake until soft, turn other side and see the softness.
    Capsicum with Chestnuts
  • Now it is ready to serve. If you want to make it more tasty you can drop coconut cream or coconut milk.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 844mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3907IU | Vitamin C: 186mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4mg

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