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Bulgur Wheat Stuffed Mini Peppers

[17 Dec 2014 | By | No Comment ]
Bulgur Wheat Stuffed Mini Peppers

A perfect whole grain, spiced up perfectly, stuffed inside a perfect vegetable – the end result – one of the perfect starters/appetizers!

Everybody at home loved these simply delicious, healthy, vegan, bulgur wheat stuffed mini peppers :) I’m sure your guests this holiday season will do so too and will keep asking for more:) Add this to your menu!

Ingredients:

mini peppers – 10 in 3 different colors – yellow, red and orange

bulgur wheat – 1/4 cup

onion – 1 chopped fine

garlic clove – 1 chopped fine or crushed

de-husked peanuts – 2-3 tbsp

whole coriander seeds – 1 tbsp

cumin seeds – 2 tsp

mild dry red chili – 1 (Kashmiri red chili)

freshly ground black pepper – 1/2 tsp

red chili flakes – 1/2 tsp (optional)

salt to taste

olive oil – 2 tsp for making the stuffing, little more to be brushed on the baking tray

cooking spray – few sprays

water to cook bulgur wheat

Instructions:

firstly cook the bulgur wheat in boiling water as advised on the packaging. mine needed 20 min to cook followed by 10 min of standing time
while the bulgur is cooking, chop up the onion, crush the garlic, prep the peppers by carefully removing the green stem part, slitting each one through the middle forming 2 cup like portions
remove the seeds and the whitish parts inside. keep them ready
drizzle few drops of olive oil on the baking tray and paint it all over. keep this ready
heat up a pan. add the whole coriander seeds, cumin and red chili. dry roast them until you see the coriander turning a shade darker, cumin turning much more darker and a lovely aroma emanating from it. transfer these to a plate. once cooled grind them to a powder in the spice grinder or the small jar of your mixer-grinder. keep aside
in the same pan, add 1 tsp of olive oil. drop in the peanuts and roast them until they turn golden brown. transfer to a plate. once cooled grind to a coarse powder using the same grinder. keep aside
in the same pan, add another tsp of olive oil, add chopped onion. stir and cook adding a pinch of salt until the edges turn slightly brown.
add the chopped garlic and stir, cook again until they turn golden-brown
now, add the spice powder, stir for few seconds, add powdered peanuts, mix again
add cooked bulgur wheat, lemon juice, salt to taste. mix well and switch off the heat
now, pre-heat the oven to 190 deg C
using a spoon place the stuffing into each half of the peppers, pushing them well in
arrange the stuffed peppers on the baking tray. spray with cooking spray all over the peppers and bake at 190 deg C for 20 min or until they peppers shrivel and appear cooked
serve warm and enjoy!

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