Something 'kum' in Capsicum? Stuff it with yummy veggies

Does the word 'diet food' put you off? Well, we've got a recipe to turn your boring meal into an interesting, exotic delicacy!

Fortune VIVO Buddy will help you chase your diet woes away with this nourishing, fibre-rich recipe for stuffed capsicum that will also help control your blood sugar level! The brightly coloured veggies make this mouth-watering dish look as delicious as it tastes. And when you cook it with Fortune VIVO Diabetes-Care Oil, you know your yummy recipe will turn out to be a wholesome, healthy meal.

Something 'kum' in Capsicum? Stuff it with yummy veggies
Ingredients
  • Yellow Capsicum
  • Red Capsicum
  • Onion, chopped
  • Tomato, chopped
  • Corn, boiled
  • Garlic, minced
  • Uncooked brown rice
  • Salt
  • Oregano
  • Red chilli powder
  • Fresh coriander, chopped
  • Fortune VIVO Diabetes-Care Oil
Method
#1 First things first, get all your ingredients ready.
First things first, get all your ingredients ready.
#2 Then, start by heating 2 tsp Fortune VIVO Diabetes-Care Oil in a pan.
Then, start by heating 2 tsp Fortune VIVO Diabetes-Care Oil in a pan.
#3 Now, toss in your chopped garlic and onion. Sauté for around 5 minutes, till they turn tender.
Now, toss in your chopped garlic and onion. Sauté for around 5 minutes, till they turn tender.
#4 What next? Add 1-cup of water, uncooked rice, oregano, salt and red chilli powder.
What next? Add 1-cup of water, uncooked rice, oregano, salt and red chilli powder.
#5 Let the mix simmer, cover the vessel till the rice is cooked well.
Let the mix simmer, cover the vessel till the rice is cooked well.
#6 Remove from the heat, and throw in some tomato, corn and coriander. Make sure to stir them well.
Remove from the heat, and throw in some tomato, corn and coriander. Make sure to stir them well.
#7 Preheat the oven to 400 degree F. Meanwhile, slice the capsicums from the top, remove and discard the seeds. You are almost there!
Preheat the oven to 400 degree F. Meanwhile, slice the capsicums from the top, remove and discard the seeds. You are almost there!
#8 Now let’s fill the hollow capsicum with the rice mixture. This is turning into an interesting recipe, isn’t it?
Now let’s fill the hollow capsicum with the rice mixture. This is turning into an interesting recipe, isn’t it?
#9 Place these beautiful capsicums on a baking dish and bake for about 30 minutes.
Place these beautiful capsicums on a baking dish and bake for about 30 minutes.
#10 Your stuffed capsicum is now ready! Garnish with fresh coriander, get some spoons and dig into this piping hot delicacy now.
Your stuffed capsicum is now ready! Garnish with fresh coriander, get some spoons and dig into this piping hot delicacy now.

VIVO Buddy Tip: To add a little more zing, use low-fat paneer, chicken or tofu in your stuffing to get your protein fix.

Inputs and validation by Neha Chandna, Dietician, Nutrition Educator, Exercise Counselor with an M.Sc. in Dietetics & Food Service Management from SVT. She has lent her expertise to several top brands and corporates on health, food and fitness programmes.

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