It is a type of green pepper. It is a large and mildly flavored vegetable. They can be eaten raw or cooked. This relatively sweet pepper is a round and glossy and is mostly commonly called as capsicum in India and as a bell pepper elsewhere. They are deseeded before preparation. It is not as sweet as other bell peppers.
Apart from green colour, capsicum also comes in red, orange and yellow colours. All these varieties have a mild flavor suitable for cooking them into a vegetable.