Mixed Veggies with Grated cheese

Mixed Veggies with Grated cheese

Another unusual but extremely tasty & nutritious side dish.


  1. 2 large green bell peppers,
  2. 1 large red bell pepper
  3. 1 large red spanish onion
  4. 2 to 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  5. 3 small, ripe, plum tomatoes
  6. Few split green chilies for added punch(!)
  7. 1/2 cup grated, mixed cheeses (parmesan, romano, monterey jack, etc.)
  8. Olive oil
  9. Salt and sugar to taste


  1. Cut all veggies into cubes; set aside cubed tomatoes for later addition.
  2. On hot oil in a deep, heavy bottomed saucepan, add chopped veggies except garlic and tomatoes.
  3. Stir and fry for 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Add salt, crushed garlic and tomatoes, stir, lower heat, cover and steam for 5 to 7 more minutes. Do not over cook.
  5. Veggies should be slightly crunchy and retain most of their original color.
  6. Now turn off heat, sprinkle cheese over all, cover and let stand for 5 more minutes.
  7. Serve with rice or chapattis.

This dish may be served over boiled pasta. In that case, add 1/2 cup of spaghetti sauce along with the tomatoes.

Source: Bharati Mitra

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