Capsicum Masala

SpicySpicy Served HotServed Hot VegetarianVegetarian
Good based on 2 Ratings

Listed in : Vegetarian , Vegetarian Curries , Vegetarian Gravy , Vegetarian Sidedish , Special Diets , Special Diets No Onion & No Garlic

Servings: 4
Ingredients:
  • Peppers, Sweet, Green, Raw, Capsicum, Bell Pepper 1 (big) Capsicum (green bell pepper)
  • Potatoes Boiled, Aloo, Mashed 2 small Potatoes (skin peeled)
  • Peas, Green, Raw, 1/4 cup Peas
  • Onions, Raw, Onion 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • Tomatoes, Red, Ripe, Raw, Red Tomato 1 tomato (finely chopped)
  • Garam Masala Powder, NITU DIDIs garam masala powder 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • Rasam Powder, (1/2 tsp rasam powder)
  • Curry Masala Powder, 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • Turmeric, Ground,powder, Haldi, Nitu Didi turmeric powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Coriander Leaf Corriander, Cilantro Leaves, Green, Leaves, Parsley Leaves, Coriander 1 tbsp (chopped) coriander leaves
  • Tamarinds, Raw, Imli, Tamarind Paste, Tamarind, Tamarid 1 tbsp tamarinds (water)
  • mustard seeds
  • Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil, Cooking oil for frying
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt salt to taste

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • Cut capsicum and potato into small pieces.
  • In a kadai, put oil and keep on medium flame.
  • When it gets hot, add turmeric powder and mustard seeds.
  • When mustard seeds splutter, add finely chopped onions and saute till it turns golden brown.
  • Then add finely chopped tomato and fry for 3 mins.
  • Now add capsicum, potato, peas and fry for about 15 mins in medium flame.
  • No need to add any water because when you fry these vegetables, the water content in it is all extracted and that itself will cook the vegetables.
  • When the vegetables are 3/4 cooked, add tamarind water, salt and all the masalas and stir for another 10-12 mins.
  • Finally garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot with rotis
  • Enjoy!

Cook's Tip:
Sometimes cooking requires a lot of pre-preparation. Make masalas ahead of the time. Stock the masala in the freezer till not required for cooking. This method will save a lot of time
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If you have added extra salt in the dish,don't worry just add a peeled raw potato or a ball of wheta flour dough and boil for a minute,then discard the potato or flour ball.
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  • Good
    1649 days ago
    It was delicious! Next time, I would add tri-color peppers so it doesn't look too green! Oh and I paired it with raita!
  • Good
    1878 days ago
    nice. mine did not look like the one in the pic. but tasted good.