Donne mirsange puddi sagle

Donne mirsange puddi sagle (stuffed capsicum konkani style)is an extremely delicious preparation made with capsicums.The tiny variety work best for this recipe. Makes an excellent side dish for rice and dal or rotis alike. Do try it and enjoy this very tasty dish.

Ingredients required :

  1. 10 to 12 tiny capsicums
  2. half a cup of grated coconut
  3. 4 to 5  dried red chillies roasted
  4. tamarind, the size of a marble
  5. half a tsp of methi seeds(roasted in a little oil)
  6. 2 tsp of coriander seeds(roasted in a little oil)
  7. 1 to 2 tbsp of oil
  8. a small piece of jaggery
  9. 2 medium onions finely chopped
  10. half a tsp of mustard seeds
  11. 1 sprig of curry leaves
  12. salt to taste


  • Wash the capsicums keeping the stalks if any. Slice the top part of the capsicum retaining the stalk and reserve it for further use.Discard seeds if any.
  •  Make a masala with grated coconut, tamarind, roasted chillies, coriander seeds, methi seeds using a little water.
  • Add grated jaggery and salt to taste and grind further.Taste the masala at this stage and adjust accordingly.
  • Then add to it the finely chopped onions. Mix well. 
  • Stuff these into the prepared capsicums.cover each capsicum with its lid.Reserve any left over masala. 
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard, once it crackles,add the curry leaves.
  • Then gently place the stuffed capsicums with their lids in the kadai. Any left over masala can be added at this stage.
  • Sprinkle a little water, close with a lid and let it cook on a low flame till done.
  • Take care not to burn it as capsicums cook really fast.Enjoy!!!

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