Tikka Masala Stuffed Peppers

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These Tikka Masala Stuffed Peppers are very addictive! I prepared these with a simple version of chicken tikka masala and saffron rice. They are full of flavors, juicy and very delicious. The smoky mint yogurt dip kicks up the flavor a whole lot more!


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Tikka Masala Stuffed Peppers
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Heat oil on high heat and add onions
  3. Sauté onions till light brown
  4. Add pureed tomatoes, serrano peppers, cumin powder, coriander powder & salt
  5. Mix well and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes stirring occasionally
  6. Add yogurt and mix well, then simmer for another 2-3 minutes
  7. Add chicken, mix well then cover & cook for 15 minutes stirring occasionally
  8. While the chicken cooks, clean the core of bell pepper and set aside (save the pepper tops)
  9. After 15 minutes, add the cooked saffron rice to chicken along with the mint powder and mix well
  10. Your filling is now ready for the peppers
  11. Now brush a grilling tray with olive oil and set aside
  12. Start stuffing the bell peppers with rice and chicken mixture then cover them with the pepper tops
  13. Place the peppers on the grilling tray and brush them with some oil
  14. Place the peppers in the preheated oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes
  15. After 20 minutes, the peppers should be grilled and sweaty (you can cook them more if you like)
  16. Take the top off the peppers and garnish with "SMOKY MINT & YOGURT DIP" before serving (see recipe)
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