Monday, July 16, 2012

Egg and Paneer / cheese Stuffed Sweet Pepper

      I made this spicy stuffed sweet peppers as an appetizer for our guests. It was crispy on the outside with soft egg white and paneer / cheese stuffing on the inside, I made cucumber salad to go with this one bite snack. It was a hit with the kids too. It looked colorful and tasty!
cheese and egg
Paneer/cheese one bite snack...
pepper poppers
grab the stem and eat..
12         peppers
2 tsp      oil
salt       1/4 tsp
pepper 1/2 tsp
Cut the peppers into half without removing the stem, remove the seeds, dry it and apply the oil. Season it with salt and pepper.  
one mouth snack
cut and remove the seeds..
For stuffing: 
6                   egg whites
1 cup            finely chopped onions
1 cup            grated/ shredded paneer or any shredded cheese 
4 tbs             bread crumbs
3                  green chillies -finely chopped
1. 5 tbs         oil 
1 tsp             red chilli powder 
salt to taste
ingredients ....

combine bread crumbs with chilli powder.
1. Heat 1 tbs oil in the pan and add the onion and the chillies. when the onion becomes soft remove from the pan.
2. In the same pan scramble the egg whites. 
3. Combine the onion, shredded cheese / paneer, egg and salt.
4. Stuff the mixture inside the  peppers.
egg and cheese baked peppers
stuffed pepper
5. Sprinkle the bread crumbs over the stuffed pepper and press it down.
sprinkle bread crumbs..
6. Pre-heat the oven to 350 dgrs. Arrange the peppers on a foil lined baking tray. 
stuffed paneer and egg peppers
drizzle oil...
7. Drizzle the remaining oil over the peppers.
8. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or till the peppers look slight brown on sides and crispy. Be careful not to burn it.
spicy stuffed pepper
bake it...
baked egg pepper
golden brown and crispy....
9. Transfer it to a serving dish and serve with cucumber salad or with tomato sauce.

spicy pepper
serve with mango salad...
egg cheese stuffed paneer
Paneer stuffed peppers

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog. If you try this recipe, please comment on it. I like to hear how it came out.

                                                              Mango Cucumber Salad

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