Green capsicum curry / Green bell pepper curry

Written by: 7aum Suvai

Green capsicum curry is prepared with ground roasted bengal gram and fennel seeds. This vibrant vegetable is a source of valuable nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. Including this vegetable in your diet to enhance your health.

Capsicum curry

Ingredients:

Serves 2

      • 1 big – Green capsicum / Green bell pepper
      • 2 tbsp – Roasted bengal gram / pottukadalai
      • 1/2 tsp – Fennel seeds / sombu
      • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
      • 1/2 to 1 tsp – Red chilli powder ( i used sambar powder)
      • Salt to taste

Seasonings:

      • 2 tsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds / kaduku
      • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram / ulunthu
      • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds / jeera
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida
      • 4 or 5 nos – Curry leaves

Capsicum curry

Preparation method:

  1. Wash capsicum and chop into slightly big chunks, set it aside.
  2. Take a blender, add roasted bengal gram and fennel seeds, blend it to fine powder, set it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given in the list for seasonings. Add chopped capsicum along with required salt, saute until capsicums are 1/2 done.
  4. Now add turmeric powder and red chilli powder or sambar powder, mix well. After that add ground powder and little water (approximately 1/4 cup), mix well and cook until capsicum is well cooked. Switch off the stove and serve with hot rice and curry.

Capsicum curry

Capsicum curry

Notes:

  • I used sambar powder in this recipe to enhance the flavour.
  • Do not add too much water in this recipe, that may spoil the consistency of the curry.

Capsicum curry

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